ANU Educational Fellowship Scheme


Welcome to the ANU Educational Fellowship Scheme (EFS) where we champion teaching excellence. We provide educators with internationally-accredited professional recognition of their experience and expertise in university teaching. The Australian National University (ANU) is able to offer the EFS to its staff by being a subscriber to the Higher Education Academy (HEA), an independent, non-profit organisation committed to world-class teaching in higher education. For more information on the EFS and the HEA, please go to the about page.

This site aims to provide information that will help you better understand the EFS and help you apply for fellowship. Please use the menu bar on the top right to navigate. You will find information about the four EFS categories and how to apply for the right one. There are also face to face modules available to ANU staff throughout the year, at the ANU Centre for Higher Education, Learning and Teaching (CHELT). You will find Upcoming Events to the right. For more information, please go to the events page.


How much does it cost?

Applying for the EFS is free of charge for ANU staff. An ANU email address is a prerequisite for applicants.

Under certain circumstances, a personalised developmental service is also available for applicants from institutions outside ANU. Please contact for more information.


EFS News

You will find the latest EFS news in the EFS Newsletter, from updates from our Fellows, events and workshops, to awards and other snippets. Stay informed and let us know if you have some news or ideas you’d like to share by emailing


Blog Posts

SPECIAL EVENT for all Fellows on the 4th of June

To celebrate the growth of our Fellowship Scheme to over 400 Fellows, we invite all current Fellows to be part of a large group photo – our very first! Please join us in commemorating this special event, where along with the Vice-Chancellor, we will capture a historic snapshot of a moment in time! Register at


HEA announces 100,000th Fellow – and she’s at ANU!

Dr Claudia Slimings is a Senior Lecturer in Population Health at the ANU Medical School and has become the 100,000th HEA Fellow. In this post she talks about her journey to Fellowship and how it helped her overcome her personal barriers to teaching, providing the foundations from which to thrive. Read more here:







Upcoming Events
04 May | Writing a Reflective Narrative (E3)
09 May | Information Session (E1)
24 May | Developing Your Teaching Philosophy (E2)
31 May | Writing a Reflective Narrative (E3)
19 Jun | Information Session (E1)
28 Jun | Writing a Reflective Narrative (E3)
24 Jul | Developing Your Teaching Philosophy (E2)