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Introduction to the AUA CPD Framework

Published on Aug 13, 2020 / No Comments

Category: AUA Updates , CPD Framework , PgCert , Professional Development

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 […]

Finding solutions

Published on Jun 4, 2020 / No Comments

Category: AUA Blog , AUA Updates , CPD Framework , Professional Development

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 […]

Delivering excellent service

Published on May 21, 2020 / No Comments

Category: AUA Blog , AUA Updates , CPD Framework , Professional Development

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 […]
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CPD during lockdown

Published on May 20, 2020 / No Comments

Category: AUA Blog , AUA Updates , CPD Framework , Professional Development , Work and Covid

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 […]

Engaging with the Wider Context

Published on May 7, 2020 / No Comments

Category: AUA Updates , CPD Framework , PgCert , Professional Development

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 […]

Using resources effectively

Published on Apr 23, 2020 / No Comments

Category: AUA Blog , AUA Updates , CPD Framework , PgCert , Professional Development

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 […]

Embracing Change

Published on Apr 9, 2020 / No Comments

Category: AUA Blog , AUA Updates , CPD Framework , PgCert , Professional Development

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 […]

Managing Self and Personal Skills

Published on Mar 26, 2020 / No Comments

Category: AUA Blog , AUA Updates , CPD Framework , PgCert , Professional Development

Managing Self and Personal Skills Managing self and personal skills is a behaviour that is about taking control of and responsibility for your own professional development. In many ways, all of the activities offered by the AUA relate to this behaviour, as they all give you the chance to develop yourself outside of the opportunities […]

Working together

Published on Mar 12, 2020 / No Comments

Category: AUA Updates , CPD Framework , PgCert , Professional Development

Working together The behaviour ‘working together’ is all about the skills we use when we work with colleagues to achieve shared objectives. We all work collaboratively within our daily jobs but the AUA also offers many exciting and interesting ways to develop this behaviour that go beyond routine team meetings and group projects. One very […]

Achieving results

Published on Feb 27, 2020 / No Comments

Category: AUA Updates , CPD Framework , PgCert , Professional Development

Achieving results The behaviour ‘achieving results’ relates being successful to producing high quality work that consistently meets pre-agreed objectives and criteria. There are many ways that the AUA can help you to practise this behaviour, giving you opportunities outside of the day-to-day tasks of your role. For example, one that you perhaps might not have […]