Frequently Asked Questions

If you have specific questions that have not been answered below, please submit them to deltaaward@teachingandlearning.ie.

There are two collection dates for the DELTA Award: 20 June with decision by 1 November of the same year and 1 December with decision by 31 March of the following year.  Teams wishing to apply for the Award need to notify the National Forum of their intention to submit four months in advance of the collection date.

No, but all teams will need to have the sign off of their host institution.

Yes. A programme team can apply provided they have the sign off of their host institution.

No. It is important that the process leading to a submission is a committed activity, without reference to other levers.

All teams who are found by the panel to fulfil the criteria will be deemed eligible for the DELTA Award. There is no limit on the number of teams that can receive an Award in any given round.

Discipline groups recommended through the review process will be awarded a nationally recognised DELTA Award. Awardees will be able to cite this national recognition in all communication, quality reviews, programme reviews and accrediting body reviews. The DELTA Award is nationally endorsed, internationally reviewed evidence of a discipline group’s demonstrated achievements in and commitment to the enhancement of teaching and learning.