The AHEP blog is a space to voice opinion, inform, celebrate and share perspectives of working in higher education administration and management today.

Professional Development Reviews 2021-22

Professional Development Reviews 2021-22. So how did we all do? Development Monthly | #14 November 2022 | Professional Development Reviews 2021-22. So how did we all do? Professional Development Reviews 2021-22. So how did we all do? As Black History Month 2022 draws to a close, Heidi Flanagan considers professional development goals for the coming […]
Nov 1, 2022
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Introduction to the AUA CPD Framework

After the session there was a Q&A: I’ve been thinking of applying for AUA Fellowship, this session has been very helpful with regards to that but are there any exemplars to look to? Michael: Not currently. I recommend anyone who is looking to complete fellowship within their institution is to use a peer-learning model, which […]
Aug 13, 2020
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Finding solutions

Finding Solutions The ‘finding solutions’ behaviour describes the ability to analyse problems and develop workable and often innovative solutions. To be strong in this behaviour you will seek input from those around you as well as encouraging others to develop their own solutions. The AUA can help you to develop this, as it has plenty […]
Jun 4, 2020
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Delivering excellent service

Delivering excellent service The behaviour ‘delivering excellent service’ is all about providing the best quality service, whilst also building up genuine long-term relationships in order to drive up service standards. Although this is more relevant for some HE professional service roles than others, all of us want to deliver the best possible outcomes at work […]
May 21, 2020
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CPD during lockdown

CPD during lockdown CPD is likely to have been the last thing on your mind recently. Adjusting to doing everything from home and undertaking every aspect of your role remotely, potentially whilst also trying to juggle other responsibilities has been the priority. But as lockdown continues, and we settle into new routines, you may have […]
May 20, 2020
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Engaging with the Wider Context

Engaging with the Wider Context The behaviour ‘engaging with the wider context’ is all about how understanding the bigger picture can help you to better contribute to your role and your organisation. Becoming an AUA member is the first step to developing this behaviour, as it enables you to join a nationwide network of peers […]
May 7, 2020
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Using resources effectively

Using resources effectively Using resources effectively is a behaviour which is all about being able to successfully identify and make the most productive use of all kinds of different resources, including: people, time, information, networks and budgets. The AUA offers its members access to a variety of useful resources, however, we firmly believe that the […]
Apr 23, 2020
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Embracing Change

Embracing Change The behaviour ‘embracing change’ is all about being open to new ideas and adapting to unfamiliar situations and changing roles, which in the current climate, will no doubt resonate with most readers. Many of us are trying to cope with challenges posed by switching to remote working and changes to our roles and […]
Apr 9, 2020
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