Going Global delegates: Round table discussion
Date and times

Wednesday 2 May 2018, 09.00 - 12.00 

Location Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre
Early bird price £100
Standard price £130
Book your place Via the Going Global 2018 registration form

This session will be led by experts in the field of developing, recognising and rewarding high quality teaching and learning in HE.

The focus will be on the strategic development and implementation of a professional standards framework for teaching appropriate to 21st century world-class higher education. Considering how such frameworks can facilitate transformation at the levels of policy, culture and practice will illustrate the opportunities for local educational enhancement and wider global connections.

 This masterclass is designed for: 

  • Policy makers;
  • Leaders of Higher Education;
  • Academics.           

Participant learning outcomes:

  • An understanding of global professional standards for teaching and supporting learning in HE;
  • Appreciate how these professional standards are being adopted in a broad range of global contexts to support the development of world-class education;
  • Have explored examples of successful  strategic leadership in relation to the development of high quality teaching;
  • Have considered the opportunities to enhance the quality of teaching within their own contexts.

Advanced preparation
None required

Tutor Profiles

Professor Stephanie Marshall, CEO, Higher Education Academy

Professor Stephanie Marshall joined the Higher Education Academy (HEA) in 2012 as Deputy Chief Executive (Research & Policy) and is now the HEA's Chief Executive Officer. Before coming to the HEA, Stephanie was Director of Programmes with the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education (LFHE). She developed the LFHE’s leadership activities from a single programme, led the Governor Development Programme, and developed the LFHE’s Professional Recognition Scheme.

Previously Stephanie was a Provost of one of the Colleges of the University of York and ran the Centre for Leadership and Management. As a researcher and teaching academic at University of York, Stephanie developed the University’s first development programme for academic staff – the York Certificate of Academic Practice (YCAP).

Stephanie is a Principal Fellow of the HEA and Professor of Higher Education at the University of Manchester.

Kathryn Harrison-Graves, Head of Global Partnerships

Kathryn joined the HEA in 2012 and prior to assuming the position of Head of Global Partnerships was an Academic Lead within the Accreditation, Recognition and Reward team. Kathryn has experience of not only leading the Academy’s institutional accreditation service but also of working directly with institutions in both the UK and internationally to support the design and development of staff development schemes for those who teach and support learning. In her International Services role, Kathryn has worked in partnership with institutions across the globe to both design and deliver projects focusing on various aspect of capacity building for teaching quality.

Kathryn is a Senior Fellow of the HEA, holds an MA in Educational Improvement, Development and Change from York St. John University, PGDip in Equine Science from Writtle College, PGCE from Sheffield Hallam University and a BSc (Hons) in Equine Sports Science from De Montfort University. Kathryn is actively involved with research and the academic community and is undertaking a Doctorate of Education specialising in higher education at the University of Sheffield.

About the HEA

The Higher Education Academy (HEA) is an independent non-profit organisation committed to world-class teaching in higher education. We work in partnership with governments, institutions and individuals in higher education supporting student success. The Higher Education Academy brings the global HE sector together to collaborate, and share teaching strategies and practice. We provide thought leadership to inform and influence teaching practice, strategies and policy in HE and promote professional teaching practice and CPD through training programmes, by accredited courses and by offering Fellowship of the HEA.


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