National and global leader
in teaching and learning

The national and global leader in teaching and learning has achieved national/international influence and leadership in the advancement of teaching and learning in higher education through their contribution to educational practice (including improving educational dialogue and partnership or driving multi-institutional educational reform) and/or their impact on pedagogical knowledge. It is likely that teaching and learning would be the major academic focus of the successful candidate

The national and global leader in teaching and learning has achieved national/international influence and leadership in the advancement of teaching and learning in higher education through their contribution to educational practice (including improving educational dialogue and partnership or driving multi-institutional educational reform) and/or their impact on pedagogical knowledge. It is likely that teaching and learning would be the major academic focus of the successful candidate

Promotion criteria
In addition to the capabilities consistent with a scholarly teacher and/or an institutional leader in teaching and learning, a successful promotion candidate would demonstrate national and/or international influence in the advancement of teaching and learning through meeting one or more of the following criteria:
  • demonstrates sustained, high-impact contribution to pedagogical research and knowledge, with impact across their field of expertise
  • shapes and informs teaching and learning strategies at institutional, national and international levels
  • is recognised as a national and/or international authority in teaching and learning, influencing practice across their field of expertise and/or the higher education sector
  • takes a leadership role in advancing sector-wide collaboration and educational reform at a national and/or international level
  • demonstrates sustained, high-impact contribution to pedagogical research and knowledge, with impact across their field of expertise
  • shapes and informs teaching and learning strategies at institutional, national and international levels
  • is recognised as a national and/or international authority in teaching and learning, influencing practice across their field of expertise and/or the higher education sector
  • takes a leadership role in advancing sector-wide collaboration and educational reform at a national and/or international level
Note: all levels of the framework presuppose subject content knowledge and pedagogical training, including appropriate national/institutional qualifications.
Range of influence
The communities influenced by the national and global leader in teaching and learning would extend across the higher education sector at a national and/or global level.

Teaching achievement would be demonstrated by the candidate’s reach and influence in national and international teaching and learning, within and/or beyond their own discipline.