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The University of Southampton
Centre for Higher Education Practice

PREP Framework Mentor Briefing Event

12:30 - 14:00
28 March 2019
Venue details will be emailed to you after booking

Event details

This workshop reviews the evidence required for the categories of Advance HE fellowship (D1-D4) and explores how to guide others in writing their examples for mapping and selection of appropriate examples for their Case Descriptions. Approaches to structuring Case Descriptions and the key evidence which PREP Review Board members will be seeking will be discussed. The session will also overview guidelines for acting as a PREP mentor, the expected time commitment and requirements for participation as a panel member of a PREP Review Board. The session will include brief presentations from the facilitator, personal work and individual/pair/group discussion with the facilitator.

Target Audience:
• PREP mentors or aspiring mentors
• You have successfully achieved recognition as a Fellow of Advance HE and would like to support others in writing their applications. Becoming a PREP mentor will also contribute to the Educator aspect of your career portfolio.

• Participants should have achieved fellowship (D1-D4) via a PREP application
• Holders of an Advance HE fellowship through completion of PGCAP or direct application to Advance HE (formerly the HEA) are also welcome.
Others who are interested in becoming a mentor should directly contact the PREP Lead, Paul Riddy (

You can expect to learn about:
• The scope and key characteristics of the UKPSF fellowship Descriptors (D1-D4)
• Information expected in the UKPSF Mapping section of PREP portfolios
• Selecting and structuring portfolio Case Descriptions
• Evidencing a Descriptor / Reflective writing in the PREP context
• Role of PREP Mentors
• The PREP portfolio review process and role of the professional conversation
• Role of PREP Review Board panel members.

Led by: Paul Riddy, PREP Framework Lead, Centre for Higher Education Practice

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