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Craig Mahoney says he'll do things 'differently and better' to prove HEA's value, Rebecca Attwood hears The new head of the Higher Education Academy has vowed to convince vice-chancellors of the value of his organisation by making it more "efficient" and "focused" and by producing strong evidence of the impact of its work on the student experience. In his first interview in his new post, Craig Mahoney also said he wanted to see every member…

PGCLTHE: Coaching Assignment

Below is the introduction to an essay I have just had returned from the module "Examining Professional Practice" for the PGCLTHE. The presentation, which I didn't really have enough time to prepare for, gained me 55%, and the COACHING in Higher Education Essay 66%. "Since the 1990s the field of coaching has grown in professionalism, and now affects most business sectors. As Parsloe and Leedham outline in their first chapter, coaching and mentoring have moved…

Coaching for the PGCLTHE

Later today I will be giving the following presentation, which is an assignment towards my Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching. The event is being filmed as we experiment with possibilities for giving more than text feedback on events.. Coaching For The PGCLTHE View more presentations from Bex Lewis. Once the event is over, I have until 1st April to provide a 1500 write-up, echoing the content in the presentation, but also taking into account…

Coaching in Higher Education: How Training as a life coach has affected the way I teach

Below is the abstract from a 20-minute presentation I will be giving on Wednesday as a part of my assessment towards my PGCLTHE. When the other assessments are complete, which they will be this summer, I will become a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. "Since the 1990s the field of coaching has grown in professionalism, and now affects most business sectors. Having taught in Higher Education since 1998, in 2009 I trained as a…