Professional QA Tutor Membership Portfolio Renewal

Renewal of Professional QA Tutor Membership Portfolio is due every three years.

Please note: If you have joined only just joined ADSHE you need to submit your QA Portfolio on or before your first year’s membership renewal date. Evidence of CPD and Professional Peer Supervision (PPS) and will be pro rata; 10 hours in total to include a minimum of 3 x PPS sessions.

Please ensure you read the Professional QA Tutor Membership handbook in full.  This offers a detailed explanation of the renewal process including CPD and Professional Peer Supervision (PPS) requirements [full details].

Summary of the process for Professional QA Tutor Membership Portfolio renewal requires the following:

●     Evidence of 10 hours of attendance each year at appropriate conferences/training days which cover topics relevant to tuition at HE level and further the individual’s understanding of the nature of specific learning difficulties.

●     A minimum of 3 hours per year of Professional Peer Supervision (PPS) – the recommendation is one PPS session per term. Note: up to 3 PPS hours count towards your annual CPD.

●     Completion of ADSHE’s self-audit tool

To complete your Professional QA Tutor Membership renewal you will need to ensure your individual Professional QA Tutor Membership Portfolio is completed. Your Portfolio includes your Front Sheet; CPD log; Professional Peer Supervision (PPS) logs and the Self-audit Tool in one electronic document.  In addition, you should scan and email copies of your CPD evidence (e.g. CPD Certificates) to [full details]. For converting, merging and compressing image files into one PDF document we suggest using the website

Of the 10 hours CPD due annually, 5 must be provided by the 4 main professional bodies (ADSHE, BDA, Dyslexia Action, PATOSS). The remaining 5 hours need to include 3 hours Professional Peer Supervision (PPS) and 2 hours of CPD relevant to your work context.  These CPD hours need to be electronically logged annually, and will be verified by ADSHE.

These 10 hours of annual CPD need to be updated before your membership renewal date each year. These annual CPD hours form part of your ADSHE QA Portfolio submission due at the end of 3 years.

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