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Development, recognition and celebration

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The University provides a number of opportunities for gaining formal qualifications and recognition of your learning and teaching practice and for celebrating success at institutional and national level.

If you are a new member of staff on probation, you can find about the routes to FHEA available to you. 

Sheffield Teaching Assistant

Find out about professional development opportunities for Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTAs) including workshops & online forums.


Higher Education Academy (HEA) recognition

Find out about the University's scheme for professional recognition in learning and teaching.



Find out about the University's qualification for new probationary staff who teach.


The Vice-Chancellor's awards for learning and teaching

Details of the awards scheme categories criteria, and nominations process.


National Teaching Fellowships and CATE

Find out about national awards recognising excellence in learning and teaching