Teaching fellowships

Recognising excellence in teaching

The University is very proud of its teaching staff and promotes the professional recognition of their teaching expertise through nationally recognised fellowships awarded by the Higher Education Academy (HEA).

The University has over 600 members of staff who are Fellows of the HEA and over 200 members of staff who are Associate Fellows of the HEA.

The highest level of recognition through the HEA is Principal Fellow of the HEA

3 members of the university are recognised at this level:

  • Karen Atkinson – Professional Lead Physiotherapy
  • Dr Helen Barefoot  - Deputy Director of the Learning and Teaching Innovation Centre
  • Dr Andrew Clutterbuck – Pro Vice-Chancellor (UK Education Partnerships)

34 members of staff are now Senior Fellows of the HEA recognising their learning and teaching expertise and their leadership and support of others:

  • Prof Guillaume Alinier - Professor of Simulation in Healthcare Education
  • Nirmala Arunasalam – School of Health and Social Work
  • Judith Baines – Head of Careers, Employment and Enterprise
  • Jan Bowyer - Centre for Academic Quality Assurance
  • Janette Bradley – Associate Dean (Learning and Teaching), School of Humanities
  • Dominic Bygate – Learning and Teaching Innovation Centre
  • Alison Cain - School of Life and Medical Sciences
  • Lynn Chapman – School of Education
  • Helen Charlwood – Human Resources Development
  • Karen Clark - Learning and Teaching Innovation Centre
  • Dr Barry Costas – School of Education
  • Dr Suzanne Fergus - School of Life and Medical Sciences
  • Sarah Flynn - Learning and Teaching Innovation Centre
  • Lesley Glass - Hertfordshire Business School
  • Elizabeth Gormley-Fleming - Associate Dean (Academic Quality Assurance), School of Health and Social Work
  • Marjolein Groefsema Associate Dean (Academic Quality Assurance), School of Humanities
  • Angela Hammond - Learning and Teaching Innovation Centre
  • Jackie Hulse - Centre for Academic Quality Assurance
  • Prof Joy Jarvis - Professor of Educational Practice
  • Prof Amanda Jefferies – School of Computer Science
  • Petros Khoudian - Centre for Academic Quality Assurance
  • Sharon Korek - Retired
  • Dr Fang Lou - School of Life and Medical Sciences
  • Dr Ivan Phillips - Associate Dean (Learning  and Teaching), School of Creative Arts
  • Keith Pinn – Centre for Academic Quality Assurance
  • Karen Robins - Associate Dean (Learning  and Teaching), Hertfordshire Business School
  • Dr Guy Saward – School of Computer Science
  • Joel Shahar – UH Global and Hertfordshire Business School
  • Jayne Smith – School of Creative Arts
  • Dr Rebecca Thomas - School of Creative Arts
  • Prof Mary Thornton - Retired
  • Theresa Titchener - School of Health and Social Work
  • Julie Vuolo – Associate Dean (Learning  and Teaching), School of Health and Social Work
  • Dr Hany Wells - Hertfordshire Business School
  • Elizabeth White – School of Education
  • Dr Ian Willcock - School of Creative Arts

National Teaching Fellowship Scheme

Thirteen members of staff from the University have also won prestigious National Teaching Fellowships since they were established and in 2008.

The national competition, organised by the Higher Education Academy, recognises, rewards and celebrates individuals who make an outstanding impact on the student learning experience.

National Teaching Fellows

  • Prof Guillaume Alinier - Professor of Simulation in Healthcare Education
  • Irene Anderson - Reader in Learning and Teaching in Healthcare Practice, School of Health and Social Work
  • Dr Trevor Barker - School of Computer Science
  • Jenny Blumhof - No longer working at the University of Hertfordshire
  • Dr Martina Doolan - School of Computer Science
  • Sally Graham - Director of Centre for Coaching & Mentoring, School of Education
  • Prof Joy Jarvis - Professor of Educational Practice
  • Prof Amanda Jefferies – Professor of Technology Enhanced Learning, School of Computer Science
  • Dr Indra Jones - No longer working at the University of Hertfordshire
  • Prof Mark Russell - No longer working at the University of Hertfordshire
  • Prof Mary Thornton - Retired