SQU holds seminar on fellowship of Higher Education Academy

MUSCAT: Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) on Tuesday organised a seminar on the continuing professional development of academics entitled ‘Introduction to Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy-UK.’
The seminar was organised by SQU College of Engineering, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Oman Branch and the Oman Society of Engineers.
The seminar was presented by Dr Mahmoud Ibrahim Masoud, Assistant Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and a fellow of the Higher Education Academy in the United Kingdom, in the presence of 64 members of academics and specialists in higher education from the university and the different colleges. The seminar was divided into three main areas: The first was the introduction of the Higher Education Academy and the concept of fellowship.
The second theme was about the benefit on both the educational institution and the faculty member when obtaining the fellowship, in addition to focusing on the real benefits in developing the students’ skills. The third theme spoke about how to apply for this fellowship. The seminar was the first of a series of continuing professional development seminars for academics. It will be followed by a seminar on ‘How to write a profile for submission.’ — ONA