In England the HE sector has been asked by government to improve the quality of information available to students about the teaching expertise of their teaching staff at all levels
What is this data entry capturing?
This data entry records whether or not academic staff hold a higher education teaching qualification, another relevant teaching qualification, or have been recognised in other ways for their teaching expertise.
All departments are required to enter this information for all employees on fixed hours, permanent, fixed-term or open ended contracts where the contract holds a responsibility for teaching. In terms of CoreHR data this includes staff where Core Category is either: ‘1 - Teaching only’ or ‘3 - Teaching and Research’. Also see Staff Classification Guide (PDF) for further information on these roles.
Use code 09 where no other codes in the list apply. 09 should also be used where a staff member attends an accredited course that leads to an award, but has not gone forward for the accreditation, these individuals should be treated as having successfully completed the course and coded as 09.
Diploma (e.g. DELTA), Masters (e.g. MA in ELT), or Doctorate in teaching in higher education
City & Guilds teaching qualifications in HE NOT leading to Qualified Teacher Status
Postgraduate Diploma in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (PGDipLATHE)