The Higher Education Futures institute (HEFi)

HEFi: A Quick Introduction

Welcome to the new HEFi website, bringing together all of our support and guidance into one place.

If you haven't worked with HEFi before watch this short video introduction to find out more.



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.

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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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