The Higher Education Futures institute (HEFi)

We recently hosted the HEFi22 Awards ceremony to celebrate teaching excellence at our University.  Please view more details here.

EEF funding

EEF Funding open

HEFi are pleased to announce the newly launched round of Education Enhancement Funding 2022-3!
Staff are invited to apply for project funding under the HEFi22 Conference theme of creating an ‘Education for Sustainable Futures’.

The deadline is September 16th, 2022. 


About HEFi

HEFi's mission is to support staff to deliver innovative and inclusive research-intensive teaching. The aim is to optimise student learning and prepare students for their futures.

HEFi is open-access to facilitate shared learning with and from colleagues across the higher education sector.


HEFi's easy and accessible forms of CPD for busy people.
Visit the HEFi MicroCPD Library to view resources on a range of topics.


Resources for staff

Find all of our guidance on teaching and supporting learning at the University of Birmingham here. This includes digital tools such as Canvas and Panopto.

Making an impact

Making an Impact

See how HEFi's work is having an impact at the University of Birmingham and more widely and find out how you can make an impact in your educational practice.

Following the recent success of our HEFi22 conference, all presentations and posters can be accessed using the conference site
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28 January 2022

Towards Authentic Assessment

Sarah King introduces Sally Brown and Kay Sambell as they discuss authentic assessment in HEFi's first external MicroCPD contribution

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