Vacancies: Part-Time Student Internship Opportunities

The National Forum, in partnership with the Union of Students in Ireland (USI), is currently looking to recruit two Student Associate Interns focussing on the areas of ‘Strategy & Communications’ and ‘Student Digital Capacity’.  These student interns will play a key role in bringing the student voice to the Forums work and communications. Click here…

Forum publishes ‘A Review of the Existing Higher Education Policy Landscape for Digital Teaching and Learning in Ireland’

The National Forum is delighted to present, ‘A Review of the Existing Higher Education Policy Landscape for Digital Teaching and Learning in Ireland’.  This review maps the policy landscape for digital teaching and learning across higher education in Ireland, describing existing perspectives and practices and explaining how policies can enable excellent practice. The review is available…

Forum welcomes Review Report published by HEA

The Board and Executive of the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning, are delighted to welcome today’s publication of a review report, commissioned by the Higher Education Authority (HEA) on the activities of the National Forum, since its inception. The review states that the National Forum has become ‘an essential component of…

Open Call for Funding under Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund 2018

The National Forum today (Friday 29 June 2018) calls for applications for project funding under its Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund. The objectives and priorities of the Fund reflect and support the enhancement and transformation agenda that is being pursued at both a national and international level. The Fund fosters strong sectoral collaboration within and…

Call for Applications for 2018-2019 National Seminar Series

The National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning announced today (Wednesday 6 June 2018) that applications are open for the 2018-2019 National Seminar Series.  The deadline for receipt of applications is Thursday 11 October 2018.  The Seminar Series is a particularly successful initiative of the National Forum, providing funding to projects nationwide that…

ILTA Launch Special Edition Journal on Virtual Learning Environments in Ireland

The National Forum extends its congratulations to the Irish Learning Technology Association (ILTA) on the launch of their journal, ‘Special Issue on Virtual Learning Environments in Ireland’. Launched at EdTech 2018, the ILTA annual educational technology conference, this special issue reports on a 10 year project examining student and staff use of the Virtual Learning Environments…

PRESS RELEASE: Dr Terry Maguire Appointed Director of Ireland’s Advisory Body on Teaching & Learning in Higher Education

The National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning are delighted to announce that Dr Terry Maguire has been appointed as Director for a second term. Dr Maguire led the Forum from its inception in 2013, establishing the body to drive a collaborative strategy for enhancing teaching and learning across Ireland’s higher education sector.…

Forum Launches Guide to Developing Enabling Policies for Digital Teaching and Learning

The National Forum today launched a comprehensive ‘Guide to Developing Enabling Policies for Digital Teaching and Learning’, compiled by Tony Murphy in collaboration with the National Forum team. The guide provides a stepped approach to developing an enabling policy for digital teaching and learning. Following the format of most National Forum initiatives and reports, the…

Forum publishes Guidance on Learner Data Usage in higher education Institutions in advance of GDPR Enforcement

Learner Data is instrumental for higher education institutions to ensure student success and retention. However, with the enforcement of the General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR from May 2018, the principles in the regulation must be applied to all personal data, including learner data. The latest Insight, published by the National Forum gives a brief…