National Forum Ezine #1

Welcome Stop, start, continue PD Prompts My T&L Space Technology Tenses A Typical T&L Day HEIku NF News Welcome Welcome to the National Forum ezine where we present voices, experiences and stories from across the higher education sector.  We have included a range of formats, mostly informal, which we hope you will find professional, engaging…

€5.57m Fund Announced for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Irish Higher Education

Strategic Alignment of Teaching and Learning Enhancement Funding in Higher Education 2019 The Higher Education Authority, in partnership with the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, has announced today a new once-off non-competitive fund for teaching and learning in higher education. The fund aligns strategically the teaching and learning…

National Forum webinar explores the use of open educational resources (OER) to enhance teaching and learning

View slide deck for this webinar A National Forum webinar “Introduction to Open Educational Resources (OER) & Open Licensing” took place on 11 June 2019. The webinar provided an overview of open licensing using Creative Commons licenses and featured the recently published resource, the National Forum Open Licensing Toolkit (itself an OER). Guest speaker Jennryn…

Global Expert on Learning Analytics to Lead HEA/National Forum Inaugural Leadership Masterclass 2019

Event for Senior Leadership from Ireland’s Higher Education Sector The Higher Education Authority in partnership with The National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education will host its inaugural Leadership Masterclass  “Data and its Strategic Value for Ireland’s Higher Education Institutions”  on Friday 14 June 2019, Dublin. This inaugural leadership masterclass…

National Forum Open Licensing Toolkit Published

Today the National Forum publishes its Open Licensing Toolkit to support the use, creation and sharing of open educational resources (OER). The toolkit is the first in a series of resources and planned events by the National Forum to support open educational resources and practices, as outlined in the recent Insight: Supporting Open Education in…

NStEP: Vacancy for National Student Engagement Programme Manager

Call for Applicants for National Programme Manager Role The partners supporting the National Student Engagement Programme now seek applications for the post of Programme Manager on a fixed-term contract until 31 December 2021. Deadline for receipt of applications is 12 noon, Tuesday 14 May 2019. The National Student Engagement Programme (NStEP) was launched in 2016 to develop…