Online Launch of INDEx Report

Save the date/time: 7 May 2020, 11am The National Forum, in partnership with higher education institutions across the country, will hold an online launch of the INDEx Report on 7 May 2020 at 11am. In autumn 2019, as part of the Irish National Digital Experience (INDEx) Survey, 25,484 students and 4,445 staff who teach across…

Reflections from Our Outgoing Student Associate Interns

The two most recent National Forum Associate Interns, Rachel Dunne and Amelia McConville, completed their internships at the end of February 2020. During their final week, they kindly recorded their reflections on their time spent contributing to teaching and learning at national level. Their reflections, in their own words, are shared below and give an…

We’re Hiring

The National Forum is currently seeking applications for educational developer roles, across a number of our priority areas. These roles will be very important in helping to support the sector over the coming years. Full- or part-time secondments of 6-18 months will be considered for applicants with the appropriate skills and expertise. Starting dates and…

International Review Held of 2018 Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund Projects

On 11-12 February, the 16 project teams funded through the 2018 Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund took part in open forum presentations facilitated by a panel of international experts. The 2018 Fund enables strong sectoral collaboration, partnerships with other education providers or external stakeholders and institutional enhancement for maximum national impact. It builds on and…

107 Teaching and Learning Enhancement Initiatives Now Active Across 22 Irish Higher Education Institutions

January has been a significant month for teaching and learning in Irish higher education. The 107 teaching and learning enhancement initiatives that were announced by Minister of State for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, T. D., have now begun across 22 higher education institutions. Collectively, the initiatives represent an investment of €5.57m focused on ensuring…