Health and Social Care at the Higher Education Academy
Health and Social Care at the Higher Education Academy is led by Dr Kate Cuthbert
Dr Kate Cuthbert is the Academic Lead for Health and Social Care. Kate has worked across a number of heath and social care educational initiatives (producing and delivering learning opportunities in clinically-led commissioning; interprofessional learning; patient safety; quality improvement skills and leadership and management). Kate delivered national learning programmes in patient safety as part of the NHSIII safer care initiative and headed up numerous validation and quality assurance activities in Higher Education Institutions, working to meet professional/ regulatory body requirements and health sector needs. Kate has also contributed to international learning developments in Zimbabwe with the British Council and more recently in Bahrain.
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The HEA has over 250 resources, which are continually added to and updated, to support teaching within the Health and Social Care disciplines. These resources will bring you up to date with the latest innovative practice within your area, along with tools which can aid your professional development within higher education teaching.
HEA resources are accessed through our Knowledge Hub. Here you can browse:
The HEA Health and Social Care blog is about empowering our discipline communities. It provides an opening to express our academic experience, share innovative learning and teaching, demonstrate our creativity and generate enthusiasm for what we do.
National Teaching Fellowship Innovative Pedagogies
National Teaching Fellows were asked to produce reports on the innovative pedagogies they have used in their practice which has led to them being recognised. The series is available to view in the Knowledge HUB and can be cut by discipline.
NETWORKING FOR EDUCATION IN HEALTHCARE
The leading international conference for networking in healthcare education returned to the beautiful university city of Cambridge for its 29th year. The 2018 NET Conference is an ideal opportunity to share research, innovation and the latest ideas in healthcare with colleagues from all across the world.
Are your students prepared for their future?
The HEA, through its four step process: conceptualising; planning and preparation; implementation, delivery and monitoring, and; completion and closure; can help you to tackle your strategic priorities at a school, faculty or institutional level to support student success, through:
- Identifying areas of strength and areas for improvement
- Delivering solutions-based change aimed at tackling your issues
- Reviewing the success of any initiatives against KPIs and global frameworks
Health and Social Care Events
The Higher Education Academy run and support a range of events.
Providing the opportunity for the individuals to debate the key issues, share best practice and inspire change.