Yes, Swansea University has the "SALT" (Swansea Academy for Learning and
Teaching) - its major members are staff who have gained the University's
"Distinguished Teaching Award".
From: Online forum for SEDA, the Staff & Educational Development
Association [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Graham Lewis [gjl]
Sent: 19 January 2010 14:38
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Subject: Local Academy of Teaching
You are being asked a lot of questions recently.
Connected to my earlier question about FHEA targets, David's about
manatory PGCerts and Rachel's about SD2, here comes another question:
Does your institution run a local 'Academy'? By this I mean a group of
proven experts I teaching, perhaps drawn from NTF winners or local
teaching excellence award winners. I have long thought that this might
be a way to make better use of local champions of teaching. There seems
to be some appetite for this now so I am looking around for supporting
So do you have one or do you 'know a man who does?'