New Forum Insight: Recognition of Prior Learning in Irish Higher Education

The National Forum is pleased to share a new Forum Insight on recognition of prior learning (RPL) in Irish higher education, available here. A national framework for RPL, to be recognised by all higher education institutions, has been set out as an objective in the National Strategy for Higher Education to 2030. If institutions across…

Updates on Events and Outputs: Assessment Theme (April 2017)

Some Recent Outputs of the Assessment Enhancement Theme.  Over the last few months there has been some interesting outputs from the National Forum Assessment OF/FOR/AS Learning Enhancement Theme that you may find useful:   Insight on ‘Authentic Assessment’: This Insight, done in conjunction with the National Forum Network/Disciplines group, presents an overview of authentic assessment.   Insight on…

Upcoming Workshop Series: How ISSE can be used to enhance teaching and learning

The National Forum in partnership with ISSE will offer a series of workshops (May 2017) to highlight how ISSE can be used to enhance teaching and learning. Each of the workshops has 2 aims: To provide an introduction to the ISSE data and to its interpretation to support heads of department/ school or faculty in interpreting the…

Recording Now Available: DELTA Awards Expression of Interest Process Webinar

A webinar outlining the DELTA Awards expression of interest process was delivered on Monday 10th April. View Recording | View Slides Please click here to go to the submission of interest online submissions form. The DELTA Award will recognise and celebrate disciplines for their achievements and commitment, with particular reference to their discipline-relevant pedagogical contexts, requirements, challenges and…

Webinar: DELTA Awards Expression of Interest Process

A webinar on outlining the DELTA Awards Expression of Interest Process will be delivered at 2:30pm on Monday 10th April. 

The webinar link is as follows https://teachingandlearning.adobeconnect.com/r5c6i0ozjq5/

If you have any questions in advance of the webinar that you would like addressed please submit them to admin@teachingandlearning.ie  before 12am on Monday 10th.

BIM Joins Forces with All Aboard 2017 and Urges Fishermen to Register their Safety Equipment with ComReg

New Guide to Registration launched as part of All Aboard 2017’s Digital Skills for Learning Week (3-7 April)    6 April 2017 Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM), Ireland’s Seafood Development Agency, has joined forces with ‘All Aboard 2017’, a week of 300-plus national and regional events to build confidence in digital skills for learning,  to launch…

Ireland’s Digital Champion David Puttnam Delivers All Aboard 2017’s Keynote Address & Suggests Technology- enhanced Learning Needs to Aim for STEMpathy

Ireland’s Digital Champion David Puttnam Delivers All Aboard 2017’s Keynote Address & Suggests Technology- enhanced Learning Needs to Aim for STEMpathy Digital Skills for Learning Week Unveils Exceptional Level of Co-operation Across Ireland’s Education Sector with 300-plus Events Nationwide    “Globally, on learning skills, unless Ireland is doing at least very well then we are…

Ireland’s Digital Champion David Puttnam To Deliver All Aboard 2017’s Keynote Address 

300-plus national and regional events involving Ireland’s education sector are taking place this week as part of All Aboard 2017, a week (3-7 April) to build confidence in Ireland’s digital skills for learning that features a keynote address from Ireland’s Digital Champion, David Puttnam today (Wednesday 5 April 2017, 11am, The Royal Irish Academy). The…

At the launch of All Aboard 2017 at the Department of Education and Skills were Professor Sarah Moore, Chair of the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, Micheal O Muircheartaigh, All Aboard 2017's digital champion for communities, Leah Farrell, St Catherine's School, Cabra, Dublin 7 and the Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton.

All Aboard 2017 Digital Skills For Learning Week Underway

All Aboard 2017 is a new joint initiative from The National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education and 16 of Ireland’s higher education institutions. It is a week long programme of 300 national and regional events running to 7th April to boost Ireland’s digital skills for learning. All Aboard 2017…

Parents Digital Workshop Welcomes the Blocking of Sim Simi App in Ireland

All Aboard 2017 Gets Underway Parents Digital Workshop Welcomes the Blocking of Sim Simi App in Ireland All Aboard 2017, a week of 300 events to build confidence in digital skills for learning began this morning (Monday 3 April 2017) with an information session on “Growing Up in The Digital World- For Parents” in partnership…