Tenth anniversary for National Apprenticeship Week

Celebrating apprenticeships in all their forms, National Apprenticeship Week is coming up on 6-10 March. What are your plans?National Apprenticeship Week is now in it's tenth year. Designed to recognise the positive impact that apprenticeships have on individuals, businesses and the wider economy, the week will be celebrated with events across the...

Applications for the Papin Prizes are now open

The 2017 Papin Prizes are now open, a series of awards for higher education technicians across the UK who have demonstrated excellence in their field.The Papin Prizes are named after Denis Papin, a 17th century technician who worked with the chemist Robert Boyle. Papin invented the steam digester and was one of the first technicians to...

HEaTED Useful Guides are back!

HEaTED subscribe to Pansophix to get our members access to a library of resources on soft skills.The HEaTED Useful Guides include resource packs on a wide variety of topics, including:appraisalscommunicating effectivelymanaging projectsteamworkwork life balanceIf you work at one of our member institutions, you are eligible to access these...

Don't miss your chance

This year, for the first time, those who have attended CPD through HEaTED can apply for the prestigious ENTHUSE Celebration Awards.These prestigious awards were set up to recognise the impact that CPD has on educators, their colleagues, their workplace and their students. As well as applying for yourself, you can also nominate a colleague or your...

New conference planned by the IST

The Institute of Science and Technology (IST) have announced a new, one-day conference in Leicester.The IST works in close collaboration with HEaTED and provides focused, professional support for a wide group of specialist, technical, and managerial colleagues across schools, FE and HE. Their support covers ...

Glasgow School of Art joins HEaTED

HEaTED are delighted to announce that Glasgow School of Art (GSA) have become members of our network, joining a prestigious list of institutions spanning the UK.Founded in 1845, the GSA is internationally recognised as one of Europe's leading university-level institutions for the visual creative disciplines.  Focusing on a ...

University of Exeter announces technical services conference for 2017

Jonathan Cresswell, MIScT, Deputy Head of Technical Services, University of ExeterFollowing the success previous two technical conferences, the University of Exeter will be hosting their third annual Technical Services conference on the 6 July 2017 in Exeter. The conference is organised by technicians, for technicians, so the keynote...

IST’s new initiative championing arts and media technicians

The Institute of Science and Technology, the professional body for technicians, is creating a new initiative to champion arts and media technicians.The IST is the professional body for specialists, technical and managerial staff working in all sectors including the Arts, Engineering, Science and Technology from manufacturing to higher...

Are you looking to take the next step in your career?

Professional registration provides an opportunity to showcase your skills - but what does it involve? And is it the right step for you?Gaining the accredited status of being professionally registered can be an important milestone in your career. Based on your knowledge and professional practice, it can be a way for you to achieve recognition...

World-class collaboration between universities and businesses

What is the role of the technician in attaining world-class collaboration between universities and businesses? And do we achieve this relationship?This was the focus of a recent panel debate at the 2016 Higher Education Show. The debate covered the shift of research funding from HEFCE (Higher Education Funding Council for England) to the...

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