The Higher Education Academy

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The Higher Education Academy


‘Our mission is to help

institutions, discipline groups and
all staff to provide

the best possible learning experience
for their students.’



The Academy works with:




individual staff



subject disciplines



HE departments and institutions



national policy makers


The Higher Education Academy




Business, Management Accountancy and Finance
Subject Centre


(BMAF)



and



Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism Network
(HLST)




The Higher Education Academy
Subject Centres

Act as a an adviser, broker and consultant
working with a diverse range of subject staff
and organisations:


Provide resources


Produce publications


Run events


Fund and undertake projects



Business, Management, Accountancy
and Finance Subject Centre


(BMAF)


Who’s Who?

Prof Jean Woodall



Director

Steve Probert



Assistant Director

Dr Inge Struder
-
Hill



Academic Developer / Senior Lecturer

Richard Atfield



Academic Developer / Senior Lecturer

Karen Pettit



Administrator

Anne Harrap


Projects and Information Officer





Paul Radford



Subject Centre Manager



Sam French



Publications Officer



Anna Willmore



Centre Administrator



Sarah Woodward



Administration Assistant

BMAF’s Organisation


Administrative
Assistant (1)


Centre
Administrator (1)



Projects and
Information Officer


HLST (1)


Projects and
Information
Officer


BMAF

(1)


Publications Officer
(1)

HLST Director (0.4)

BMAF Director

(0.4)

HLST Assistant
Director (1)

HLST Academic
Developer (1)

BMAF Academic
Developers

(2)

BMAF Assistant
Director

(1)


Subject Centre
Manager (1)

Administrator

(1)



HLST Learning
Technologist (1)

Resources and Services


TRIBE

-

online resources to support learning in 7
business disciplines, to be re
-
launched later this year


Other databases

-

such as
www.intute.ac.uk



Relevant projects

-

information about relevant
CETL and FDTL


External Examiner Database


Enquiries

-

responding to individual queries



bmaf@brookes.ac.uk



01865 485670
www.business.heacademy.ac.uk

Events


National Workshop Programme



workshop
topics include: assessment, employability, student
retention, teaching international students,
entrepreneurial learning, transition to HE, plagiarism,
Annual Conference

-

2
nd

to 4
th

May 2007, Aston
Business School Conference Centre, Birmingham


HE Policy Roundtables



with subject associations
and professional bodies, supported by ABS
(Association of Business Schools)


Academy
-
funded events



conferences,
workshops,
www.business.heacademy.ac.uk/events/


Publications


International Journal of Management
Education



published three times per year



E
-
News Bulletin

-

monthly



BMAF Magazine

-

first issue due March 2007


Enhancing graduate employability


(2006)
www.business.heacademy.ac.uk/publications/

Projects

BMAF Sponsored:


Teaching Research and Development Grants


approx. £50,000 available for 10
-
15 grants p.a.


Student Essay Competition

-

£250 + chance of laptop

HEA sponsored:


Part
-
Time Lecturers’


joint with Health Science & Practice


Piloting and evaluating e
-
learning materials


Internationalisation and Employability


Building links with relevant CETLs, FDTLs

The Future:
BMAF


beyond ‘BEST’

Supporting individual staff and networking

and also
-


Links with Deans, Heads of Depts, via ABS


Focus on individual disciplines and professions


Collaboration with other Subject Centres


Special Interest Groups


HRD, Entrepreneurial
Learning, Internationalisation, Employability,
Accountancy Education, Marketing


Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism

Subject Centre

(HLST)


Who’s Who?

Clive Robertson



Director

Nina Becket



Assistant Director

Patsy Kemp



Academic Developer / Senior Lecturer

Terri Morris


Projects and Information Officer

Dorota Maton



Administration Co
-
ordinator

Richard Gill



Learning Technologist




Paul Radford



Subject Centre Manager



Sam French



Publications Officer



Anna Willmore



Centre

Administrator



Sarah Woodward



Administrative Assistant

Resources


All on the web at
http://www.hlst.heacademy.ac.uk/resources/resources.html


Catalogue of new publications


Resource guides incl. on Employability


Case studies incl. web version of Enhancing
Employability book


JoHLSTE (online journal)


LINK 2007


-

18 Academic Integrity (March 2007)


-

19 Education for Sustainable Development (Summer 2007)


Events


Annual Conference 17/18 September 2007 at
Missenden Abbey Management Centre in
Buckinghamshire; theme: The Olympics



Pedagogic Research & Development Day,
Bournemouth, 28 March 2007



Forum for New Staff held in January/February each
year at the National College for School Leadership,
Nottingham



Pedagogic research funding



All details of how to bid and forms will be available on
website at the end of March



Briefing sessions on how and when to bid plus
criteria for success will be part of Pedagogic
Research Day in Bournemouth on 28 March 2007.





Making the Connection

HLST

hlst@brookes.ac.uk

www.hlst.heacademy.ac.uk

01865 483861




BMAF

bmaf@brookes.ac.uk

www.business.heacademy.ac.uk

01865 485670