Survey: FET Learners’ Experience of Transition to Higher Education

If you are in your First Year in higher education, having joined from Further Education & Training, then please tell us about your experience Please complete our survey before May 8th at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/VHXBKXQ. The National Forum along with the FET sector is conducting some research to understand what parts of the transition experience worked well for…

Registration Opens for National Forum/ISSE Workshops

The National Forum for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education in partnership with the Irish Survey for Student Engagement (ISSE) will run workshops on 11,12, 13 and 15 April to highlight ISSE’s role in enhancing teaching and learning. Early booking is advised. The workshop schedule is as follows: Science Maths Computing Engineering Manufacturing and Construction…

National Forum Extends Thanks to Departing Members of the Board and Welcomes Incoming Members

Last month, the National Forum said goodbye to four valued Board members who have been active serving members since 2013. Dr Bettie Higgs (UCC); Dr Marion Palmer (IADT); Anne Mangan (HECA) and Lord David Puttnam have all helped to steer the National Forum and its work through the first phase of its initiation and development.…

New Forum Insight: Teaching Heroes – Accounts of their Personal and Professional Approaches to Teaching

This Forum Insight paper summarises key findings from a piece of qualitative research undertaken by the National Forum to explore the personal and professional approaches to teaching of the first group of Teaching Heroes (2014). The research was conducted in two phases: an online anonymous survey which posed 10 open questions on the Teaching Heroes’…

Digital Skills in Action – The Leinster Pillar 1 Regional Cluster TEL Week 2016 Begins

Digital Skills in Action is a project funded by the National Forum for Teaching and Learning through the Digital Enhancement initiative. It is a collaborative teaching and learning project titled Digital Skills in Action from the Leinster Pillar 1 Regional cluster including IADT, Marino, NCAD, TCD, and UCD.  This is the first teaching and learning…

Teaching And Learning Enhancement Fund 2015 – Funded Proposals

“What Works and Why?” TEL Week Partnership (7-11 March 2016)

The “What Works and Why?” partnership will run a 2015/16 TEL week that will be led by Dublin City University  and partners Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT) and Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT). This project will run from 7 to 11 March 2016. TEL Week aims to build digital literacy and engagement for students and teachers…