The Beacon Scheme

Suitable for: all staff employed by the University (academic or professional services) who are teaching and/or support learning and wish to gain recognition for their professional practice.

The University of Birmingham Beacon Professional Recognition scheme provides the opportunity to become an Associate Fellow, Fellow or Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA). The University is accredited by Advance HE to award Fellowships to eligible staff in recognition of their continuing success in teaching and supporting learning.  HEA Fellowship is an internationally recognised ‘qualification’ which shows commitment to professionalism in teaching and learning in higher education.

Further information can be found here.