BaL Education Focused Career Development Day

  • 14 June 2022
  • 09:30 - 15:00
  • University Learning Centre, (Opposite Eldon Building), Portsea Island, Portsmouth, PO1 2SA
  • FREE
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This workshop has a practical focus to help you figure out options, strategies and decisions that affect your professional development.

BaL is committed to enhancing career progression through education and teaching, and the student experience. This workshop has a practical focus to help you figure out options, strategies and decisions that affect your professional development.

The programme features ‘My Story’ talks, expert contributions and ‘hands on’ sessions for both academics and professional services.

This is a great way to learn from others and to share your own lightbulb moments as they relate to professional development and career development in HE.

Who Should Attend?

  • professional services staff
  • academic staff - teaching fellows & lecturers
  • part-time hourly paid colleagues
  • ANYONE interested in professional development through a teaching-focused route.

Benefits of Attendance

  • Identify education / student experience focused career and professional development pathways, challenges and opportunities
  • Develop skills in career and professional development, making an effective claim for new job role opportunities and in Advance HE applications, disseminating your expertise through education-focused conferences
  • Learn from, and network with, professional development experts and colleagues

Speakers / Participants:

Steve Corbett , Head of School of Languages and Applied Linguistics

Jackie Seymour, Head of MyPort

Jane Creaton, Professor of Higher Education, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Ella Poppa, Professional Development Manager, Association of University Administrators

Kass Hawley, Staff Development Advisor, UoP

Angela Harrison, HR Business Partner, BaL

Robyn Clarke, Pay and Reward Manager, UoP

Andy Clegg, Interim Head of Academic Development

Morning Programme

The morning session will focus on a series of inspirational talks from UoP staff and guest speaker Ella Popper from the AUA.

9:00 Welcome - Claire Sparrow, Deputy Dean, Faculty of Business and Law

9:30 Update from the Business Education Special Interest Group (BESIG) and introduction to the event - Charlotte Harrison, BESIG Deputy Convenor

10:00 'My Story' Talks from UoP Staff

11:50 Improving Professional Credibility - Ella Popper, Professional Development Manager, AUA

The morning session will include a comfort break at 11:00 and will conclude with lunch at 12:30

Afternoon Programme

Practical break out sessions will be held in the afternoon from 1.15pm-3.00pm

'Value me' - Narrating your professional self (Professional Services)

Action Planning your Academic Education Focused Career/Professional Development

Preparing your Advance HE Fellowship Application

Planning and writing your L&T conference proposal/submission

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