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Sally Badham

We are proud of our excellent teaching at Birmingham. Following the University’s recent outstanding performance in the Quality Assurance Association’s (QAA) Higher Education Review, our commitment to teaching has been recognised again, and we have been awarded a Gold rating in the 2016/17 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).
The TEF Panel acknowledged that ‘all student outcomes are excellent’ at Birmingham and identified evidence of:
  • An embedded culture of personalised learning ensuring that all students are significantly challenged, evidenced by a comprehensive pastoral and academic support programme
  • A strategic focus on the development and delivery of relevant, research-informed teaching which is highly valued by employers
  • Sustained, strategic investment in physical and human resources allowing students to benefit from an outstanding learning environment
  • Effective and sustained investment in excellent physical and digital learning resources
  • An embedded culture of teaching development, appraisal and reward which recognises teaching excellence