UCLan academic recognised for her excellence with National Teaching Fellowship

Posted on - 11th August, 2020 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - People, Preston News, UCLan, University campus
Dr Emma Gillaspy
Dr Emma Gillaspy is “chuffed to bits” with her award

A University of Central Lancashire academic has been recognised for her excellence in higher education training.


Dr Emma Gillaspy, Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Health and Care, has been announced as a new National Teaching Fellow (NTF).

Advance HE’s National Teaching Fellowship Scheme showcases the outstanding impact of individuals and teams who teach or support learning in UK higher education, recognising their success and providing a platform to share the learning from their practice.

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Emma said: “I’m ‘chuffed to bits’ to receive this amazing award. It’s such an honour to join the wonderful NTF community.

“I’m looking forward to learning how this landmark moment will help me in driving further transformation of higher education through developing self-determined learners. I couldn’t have achieved this without the support of my fantastic academic network, friends and family.”

Emma is an academic developer and executive coach at UCLan, supporting academic staff in finding their unique paths to teaching excellence and working to improve the student experience and transform curricula.

She is one of 56 higher education professionals from around the country who have been awarded this prestigious Fellowship.

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