Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund 2018 Reviews

On 25 October, eight of the initiative teams funded through the 2018 Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund took part in open forum presentations facilitated by a panel of international experts. All initiatives were reviewed by panel members who provided constructive feedback and guidance to T&L Initiative teams and, where appropriate, recommendations to be considered to further…

National Symposium Shared New Evidence for Student Success

The Minister of State for Higher Education, T. D., launched two new National Forum reports at today’s National Symposium on Student Success, hosted by the Higher Education Authority in partnership with the National Forum. The first report, Understanding and Enabling Student Success in Irish Higher Education, looks at student success through three lenses. Firstly, it explores…

Celebrating One Year of Erasmus+ DELTA

Pictured, L-R: Clare Barman, IADT; Helena O’Connor, UCC; Liam Murray, UL; Nima Gorji, DCU; Siobhán Lucey, UCC; Marta Giralt, UL A celebration event took place on Friday 4 October to recognise those who have completed Erasmus+ DELTA mobilities during the first year of the Erasmus+ DELTA initiative. Six staff who had embarked on mobilities and earned…

New National Forum Board Announced

The National Forum is overseen by an academically-led Board comprising fifteen members, one of whom is the designated non-executive Chair, Dr Lynn Ramsey. In line with its governance arrangements, the National Forum recently began the process of renewing membership of its Board. Reflecting the inclusive ethos of the National Forum, and the intention to ensure…

New Student Associate Interns Join the National Forum

The National Forum is delighted to welcome to the team two new Student Associate Interns, Rachel Dunne and Amelia McConville. The Student Associate Internship initiative, launched in 2018 by the patron of the National Forum, Mary McAleese, builds on the long-standing partnership between the National Forum and the Union of Students in Ireland (USI). The…

National Forum Contributes to Biomedical Science Conference

The 27th Conference of the Heads of University Centres of Biomedical Sciences (HUCBMS) took place in Technological University Dublin on 3-4 September 2019. HUCBMS represents the interests of its member institutions (universities and colleges) at a national and international level and this is the second time their conference has taken place in the Republic of Ireland.…