Award Template Word - PowerPoint by oqb65616

VIEWS: 47 PAGES: 18

More Info
									Athena SWAN Charter Awards
       Workshop 2010

     Monday 15 February 2010
Applying for a SWAN award

          Julie Ashdown
  Athena SWAN Charter Coordinator
Changes to Awards process
       since 2009

•   Template
•   Word limits
•   Data format
•   University-wide awards
•   Renewal processes
Self Assessment Process

• Essential
• Diverse team
• Regular meetings to discuss data,
  review policies and agree action plan
• Wider consultation
• Publicity
          Action Plan

• 3 years
• Gender-specific
• SMART
• Clear timescales, milestones and
  responsibilities
• Not a ‘to do’ list
    Bronze Application process

•    Letter of endorsement from Vice-Chancellor
•    Description of the institution
•    Institutional polices and procedures
•    Baseline gender data
•    Analysis of baseline data
•    Supporting and advancing women’s careers
•    Raising the profile of women
•    Further SET-specific initiatives
•    Self-assessment process
•    Action plan
Silver and Gold departmental
     application process

•   Letter of endorsement from Head of Department
•   Picture of the Department
•   Gender data: student and staff
•   Initiatives to advance and support women in the
    department
•   Case study: impacting on individuals
•   Further SET-specific initiatives
•   Self assessment process
•   Action Plan
  University-wide awards

• Letter of endorsement from a Vice-Chancellor
• A substantial proportion of SET departments
  will need to have obtained Silver or Gold
  Awards
• Gender data
• Embedding Athena SWAN
• Action Plan
• Self-assessment
• Template
    Revised renewal process

• Letter of Endorsement
• Self assessment process
• Clear progress since previous award
• Opportunity to review successes and
  what hasn’t worked so well
• Promoting the Athena SWAN Charter
• Longer data period at silver and gold
    Bronze renewal process

•    Letter of endorsement
•    Description of the institution
•    Baseline gender data
•    Report back on previous action plan
•    Action plan for next 3 years
•    Promoting the Athena SWAN Charter
•    Further SET-specific initiatives
•    Self-assessment process
    Silver and Gold Renewal
             process

•   Letter of Endorsement from Head of Department
•   Picture of the Department
•   Data analysis
•   Report back on previous action plan
•   New Action Plan
•   Promoting the SWAN Charter
•   Case study
•   Further SET-specific initiatives
•   Self-assessment process
   Organisational culture

• Fix the organisation not the women!
• It’s everyone’s problem, not just a
  women’s issue
• Good policy benefits everyone, bad
  policy affects women more
          The Templates

•   Bronze university
•   Bronze university renewal
•   Silver departmental
•   Silver departmental renewal
•   Silver university
•   Gold departmental
•   Gold departmental renewal
•   Gold university
             Top Tips

•   Word count
•   Data format
•   Gender specific
•   Action plans
•   Innovation
•   Project Juno
•   Deadline
     What happens after
       submission?

• Deadline for applications: 31 May 2010
• Application check : 1st week June
• Judging panels meet: June – July
• Notification of success and written
  feedback by end July
• Award Ceremony – autumn 2010
        Sources of Help

•   UKRC
•   ASSET
•   Royal Academy of Engineering
•   Institute of Physics
•   Royal Society of Chemistry
•   London Mathematical Society
•   Other SWAN Award holders
Contact Info

Office 020 7438 1010

athenaswan@ecu.ac.uk
Any questions?

								
To top