Dr Kay Hack is the Academic lead for STEM with the Higher Education Academy (HEA). Her role with the HEA includes developing, managing and promoting excellence in teaching and learning, both generally and within STEM disciplines. She delivers a range of services to the HE sector, including supporting strategic leadership and change in HEIs and building and maintaining strong relationships with the STEM community, PSRBs, government and other organisations and individuals.
She has worked with a diverse range of Higher Education providers, including Russell Group, pre and post 1992 institutions, MillionPlus Universities, and College Based Higher Education (CBHE) providers, on key themes which aim to improve the student experience and outcomes, including:
- Curriculum Review
- Assessment and Feedback
- Technology Enhanced Learning
- Flexible Learning
- Students as Partners
In addition to these change programmes she has developed and delivered a range of programmes to meet specific institutional needs, including:
- Teaching STEM disciplines in Higher Education (Pakistan, Uruguay, UK);
- Professional Certificate in Academic Practice (Kazakhstan);
- Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (Turkey);
- Teaching Enhancement Programmes (UK).
Kay is qualified to design and facilitate meetings and projects using the LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® methodology. LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® is an approach to facilitation that ensures all voices and viewpoints are captured, enabling the development of a shared understanding of issues, challenges or opportunities. Kay has successfully facilitated workshops using LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® with a range of groups, from students to Vice-Chancellors.
Academic Lead for STEM