2019/20 National Seminar Series Launched

The 2019/20 National Seminar Series was officially launched today, 4 September 2019. This year’s Seminar Series attracted a record number of applications, with 136 applications received from across 25 institutions. Of these, 93 seminars, spanning all applicant institutions, were approved for funding. Each of the upcoming seminars includes a topic related to one or more…

Upcoming Events for the Autumn Semester

A number of events are scheduled for the upcoming semester, including the National Seminar Series, national launch, national symposium, regional workshop, webinar and project reviews. The key events are listed below and more may be added to the events section of the National Forum website in due course. 1 October-30 June: National Seminar Series The…

Institutional Leads Confirmed for €5.57m Fund

All eligible higher education institutions have now nominated institutional leads for the Strategic Alignment of Teaching and Learning Enhancement Funding in Higher Education 2019. The fund, with a total value of €5.57m, represents a significant commitment to the enhancement of teaching and learning in Irish higher education. The investment is designed to enable the development…

Irish National Digital Experience Survey to be Launched Soon

The National Forum, in partnership with higher education institutions across the country and their representative bodies, will soon launch Ireland’s first national survey of the digital experiences of those who teach and learn in Irish higher education. The Irish National Digital Experience (INDEx) Survey is an opportunity to better understand the digital engagement, experiences and…

National Forum Shortlisted for eGovernment Award

We are delighted to announce that the National Forum’s new Open Courses Professional Development Interface has been shortlisted for the Ireland eGovernment Awards 2019 in the Innovation Award category. This Open Courses Professional Development Interface reflects the collaborative commitment of the higher education community to ongoing professional development for positive individual, institutional and sectoral change.…

New National Forum Ezine Launched

The National Forum recently launched a new ezine. The ezine includes experiences and stories from students, staff and institutional leaders across the higher education sector, as well as upcoming news and events. Issue 1 of the National Forum ezine can be accessed here. You can sign up to receive the ezine directly to your inbox…