Academic Professionals work within the higher education (HE) sector delivering higher education teaching and undertaking research to support the development of knowledge within their discipline. They may work in Universities, Colleges or the Private Sector, in the primary role of developing and sharing knowledge with students, peers and external stakeholders to support advancement of the discipline and the resolution of major challenges. Academic Professionals play an active role in supporting a range of people including students, funders, stakeholders and government to gain insight into their specialist discipline area. Academic Professionals engage in continuing professional development in both their discipline and their pedagogy and make use of appropriate technologies to support the acquisition of knowledge.This apprenticeship is suitable for those who are teaching higher education and wanting to develop their pedagogical practice and research skills. There are two pathways; the teaching or research.
Duration: 18 Months
Delivery: One day a week
Please note; A Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (or equivalent), a Level 6 Bachelor’s Degree and Level 7 Postgraduate certificate or above are required.
The Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship gave me the opportunity to meet other leaders from the local area and widen my experience and network. The course gave me an all round management qualification, allowing me to widen my strategic thinking and develop my staff. Mark Andrews
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