Educational Fellowship Scheme (EFS) Committee

Roles of the EFS Committee:

  1. To review and oversee the award of professional recognition to teaching and learning support staff at the Australian National University in three categories: Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA); Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA); and Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA).
  2. In awarding recognition in each of the three categories AFHEA, FHEA and SFHEA, the Committee shall affirm that the applicant meets the relevant Descriptor (D1, D2, or D3, respectively) of the UK Professional Standards Framework (PSF). The PSF is available at this link:
  3. Award of recognition will be offered in a manner consistent with the approved provisions of the University's ANU Educational Fellowship Scheme accreditation with Advance HE (UK), Innovation Way, York Science Park, Heslington, York, YO10 5BR, United Kingdom (
  4. The ANU EFS Committee is a sub-committee of the Teaching and Learning Development Committee (TLDC) and assists in carrying out the functions of TLDC by;
    • providing responsive and proactive advice on current and future developments, opportunities and risks related to the ANU's Education Fellowship Scheme's activities.
    • encouraging the development of improved teaching practices through a reflective lens.
    • providing appropriate working-party support for planning and coordination of activities
    • serving as the conduit between the ANU and Advance HE.


CategoryMemberTerm expiry
Co-Chairs Professor Paul Francis SFHEA31 Dec 2023
Nithiwadee (Wan) Chitravas SFHEA29 Nov 2024
Professor Michael Martin PFHEA31 Dec 2023
ANU members Associate Professor Katrina Anderson Ex-officio
Suzy Andrew 31 Dec 2023
Dr Kim Blackmore 31 Dec 2023
Dr Chris Browne 31 Dec 2023
Dr Nick Cheesman 31 Dec 2023
Dr Sophie Constable Ex-officio
Dr Marina Iskhakova 30 Jun 2024
Dr Solène Inceoglu 28 Feb 2025
Vacant position 31 Dec 2023
External members Professor Abby Cathcart PFHEA31 Dec 2023
Professor Annette George SFHEA31 Dec 2023


Date & LocationDeadlines
Wednesday 01 Feb, 3.30 pm Agenda deadline
18 Jan
Thursday 13 Apr, 3.30 pm Agenda deadline
30 Mar
Tuesday 22 Aug, 3.30 pm Agenda deadline
08 Aug
Thursday 05 Oct, 3.30 pm Agenda deadline
21 Sep

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