National Forum Launch New Programme Assessment and Feedback Resources

Developing more coherent and integrated experiences for students can be a challenge in a modular system. Therefore, as part of the National Forum’s 2016-18 Enhancement Theme, the National Forum is excited to present a comprehensive collection of programme assessment and feedback resources (Assessment OF/FOR/AS Learning). This web-based collection contains case studies, commentaries and tools supporting…

BLOG: Update On Speeds Project – Social Policy Education: Enhancing Digital Skills

The aim of the SPEEDS project* is to expand social policy educators’ digital capacities in teaching and learning contexts through partnership with instructional designers, e-Learning experts, and learning technologists in participating institutions. In the process, social policy educators will be transformed into ‘Digital Champions’, whose journeys will be documented throughout the process, providing a map for…

BLOG: Aligning Maynooth University’s Accredited T&L Programmes With The National PD Framework (Project Update)

This is an update on the Aligning Maynooth University’s Accredited T&L Programmes with the National PD Framework project. This project has three main aims. First of all, we will benchmark Maynooth University’s two accredited T&L Programmes —our Professional Certificate in Teaching and Learning for Tutors and Demonstrators (CTL1) and our Postgraduate Diploma in Higher Education…

BLOG: Is Teaching And Learning Every Manager’s Business? The Challenge Of Creating Teaching And Learning Champions In The West/north West Regional Cluster

“I am not sure of the relevance of this to non-academic staff, but perhaps you may advise otherwise?” This was part of an e-mail I received from a manager responding to a request to complete the Teaching and Learning Champions Benchmarking Survey. The survey was circulated less than a month after the May 2017 launch…

Call for applications for the 2017/2018 National Seminar Series

We are  pleased to announce that applications are now open for this year’s  National Seminar Series (2017/2018). The National Seminar series gives many of those working in higher education the opportunity to connect with colleagues throughout the sector and to focus on shared interests in both the research and practice of teaching and learning enhancement.…

Teaching & Learning Enhancement Fund 2016 Project Reviews

The next review of National Forum T&L Enhancement Fund projects (2016) will be held on Wednesday, 14 June. The reviews will be facilitated by an international review panel. Venue: Woodquay Venue www.woodquayvenue.ie The Open Forum Session will be live streamed and recorded from 9.10am. Please click here to view the stream. This call issued in relation to proposals…