Resources

This page lists all the resources that form part of the Framework. Resources have been categorised by theme and intended user audience.

This resource is aimed at aiding the student transition into a higher education experience, specifically with reference to developing key research skills
The HEFCE Scholarship Project was aligned to an Erasmus + project – BEEHiVES
The framework provides a process for reflecting on and addressing employability provision in a systematic and holistic manner and can be adapted and used as appropriate.
This guidance document is based on work from a Higher Education Academy project undertaken by Mick Healey, Alan Jenkins and John Lea.
This tool for college higher education staff, students and their employers demonstrates that good quality employer engagement enhances the student experience and promotes employability.
This research report was commissioned by the Higher Education Academy and produced by the Mixed Economy group of FE colleges.
This resource should help institutions to map employer engagement (all subjects) and for course teams in the Creative Industries to facilitate employer engagement in the course design process.
This publication is a compendium of all NUS’ work on learning and teaching enhancement from 2013 – 2015.
This practical research report was commissioned by the Higher Education Academy and published by the Foundation Degree Forward.
This resource reports on a Union Learn Fund project, administered by the National Education Union.
The resource offers a simple and practicable approach to supporting teacher research in College Higher Education settings.
This resource consists of a detailed guidance note outlining how the associated template can be employed to encourage, record and assess a wide range of scholarly activity of staff and the impact on learners.
The Guidance Note is based on an analysis of policy documents and a survey of all the colleges participating in the Scholarship Project aa well as interviews with selected staff from the project.
This resource consists of detailed guidance notes outlining how the associated framework can be adapted and employed to develop a Peer Review approach for Higher Education tutors.
This research report was commissioned by The Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS) and produced by the Mixed Economy Group of colleges.
This resource offers ideas and advice to enhance engagement with forms of scholarship, particularly for busy practitioners who may be struggling with where to begin.
This resource contains clear guidelines for successfully embedding scholarship within college higher education settings.
This guidance provides a process of how staff are able to undertake peer observation collaboratively as a scholarly activity.
This guidance provides ideas of what could be included in induction for HE teachers.
This toolkit is an institutional resource designed for colleges of all sizes and development stages.
This resource starts with a guidance note on the principles of implementing a staff development scheme that allows staff to undertake research as a form of CPD
This resource supports all stakeholders concerned with developing scholarly communities.
The resource offers an approach to the ‘peer observation of teaching’ which aims to scaffold teachers’ conversations about teaching and learning in College Higher Education settings.
This is an institutional, professional development resource that would assist colleges when wishing to develop their peer observation process.
This resource demonstrates best practice for optimal engagement with the teaching observation process in college higher education.
This resource has been designed to assist institutions interested in nurturing a scholarly culture within their college HE.
This report, commissioned by QAA, explores the context in which further education colleges in England have been responding to the opportunities and challenges of providing higher education programmes.
For scholarship to become embedded in a college HE setting it needs to be supported by college-wide scholarship policies that can set a standard or benchmark
This short guidance note summarises briefly the literature on what makes for a successful HE partnership between a university and a college.
This guidance note offers advice to colleges and practitioners about engaging with the Higher Education Academy
This guidance document addresses the question of the relation between scholarly activity and intellectual property (IP) in its various forms, including how they relate to staff and students.
This report was commissioned by the Further Education Trust for Leadership (FETL) and addresses the skills needed in college leaders.
This guide was commissioned by the Higher Education academy.
This quality enhancement resource is based on a report titled “How do colleges engage with employers in the development and delivery of higher education and enhance student learning in colleges?”.
This guidance note sets out some of the main components of the current national Quality Assurance processes and provides examples from colleges who have successfully engaged with previous audit exercises.
This resource is designed to enhance and support the professional development of practitioners.
The findings from this small qualitative study, conducted by TSEP, in partnership with Dr Abbi Flint in 2017.
This study was commissioned by The Student Engagement Partnership and conducted by Liz Thomas Associates.
This study was commissioned by the Higher Education Academy (HEA) and undertaken by The Student Engagement Partnership (on behalf of NUS) and Liz Thomas Associates between February 2015 and July 2015.
This resource has been designed to assist colleges interested in establishing a PASS (peer-assisted study sessions) scheme, with Level 5 students mentoring groups of Level 4s.
This toolkit provides detailed information on the rationale for a research based induction
The Scholarship Intern Programme sees a staff-identified research project conducted in collaboration with a student employed as a scholarship intern.
These handbooks are guidance documents aimed at promoting, developing and applying scholarship within college contexts.
There are three interrelated resources here, produced by the Student Engagement Partnership, all designed to support reflection on and evaluation of student academic representation systems, as well as suggesting
This toolkit was developed in partnership with the Association of Colleges (AoC) and is based on insights gained from 11 colleges that took part in a development programme in 2013-14.
This resource was produced by The Student Engagement Partnership.
This detailed report was commissioned by the Scholarship Project.