Academic development framework

Visual diagram outlining what the academic develoment framework is: the 3 areas cover researcher development, teacher development, leadership development

What is the academic development framework?

  • Specifies the knowledge, behaviours and attributes of excellent colleagues at Brookes, informed by the Guiding Principles
  • Provides a structure for your continuing professional development at all stages of your career.
  • Enables self-assessment of strengths and areas for further development
  • Encourages the planning of your professional development through the Brookes academic promotion routes
  • Links to professional accreditation schemes, so you can gain recognition for your achievements.

How can the development framework be used?

  • To underpin conversations about setting objectives and professional development during PDR meetings.
  • To support action plans, e.g. NSS action plans.
  • To provide a framework for decisions about investments in staff development.
  • To support changes to practice as required by changes in context, e.g. emerging technologies.
  • To support staff progression.