The Higher Education Futures institute (HEFi)


HEFi23 Conference

HEFi is delighted to welcome you to our conference on the 11th May 2023.The theme is Educational Gain: Beyond the metrics. Our aim is to take these discussions beyond the metrics, sharing good practice and learning from within the University and beyond to shape our collective and individual future practice and ensure our students' success. We are pleased to announce that registration is now open!


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.


Teaching and Learning Awards

The HEFi Teaching and Learning Awards 2022/23 celebrate teaching excellence.

Nominations are now open.


Teaching 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.


Teaching and Learning Guidance

The Higher Education Futures Institute have created self-paced guidance on teaching and learning, and the institutional digital tools such as Canvas and Panopto.

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HEFi MicroCPD: Using content notes to encourage independent learning

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

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