Monday’s ‘Facilitating a PD Digital Badge Programme’ Workshops Cancelled due to Storm Warning

The National Forum wishes to inform registrants that, in the interest of safety, Monday’s ‘Facilitating a PD Digital Badge Programme’ workshops have been cancelled due to the arrival of Storm Ophelia. This set of workshops will be rescheduled in due course. NUI Galway will be closed tomorrow, Monday 16th October. Following consultation w/ local authorities, @nuigalway will close…

Evaluation Form for Professional Development Digital Badge Facilitators Workshops

Thanks to all those who took or are taking part in the current round of workshops for Facilitators in the National PD Digital Badge programme. We are currently working on the dedicated portal for professional development in higher education and in the meantime, click here to fill out the evaluation form. Your responses and feedback…

Workshop Schedule announced for ‘Facilitating a PD digital badge programme’

The National Forum today announced the finalised schedule for the upcoming October workshop series ‘Facilitating a PD digital badge programme’. The workshops are aimed at educators who want to deliver the Professional Development open-access programmes themselves in the future. Participants at these workshops will be provided with the skills, knowledge, competence and confidence to become…

Forum announces extension to application deadline for prestigious DELTA Awards

The National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning announces an extension to the deadline for submission of Phase 2 applications for the inaugural national learning impact awards, the DELTA Awards. The deadline is now Thursday 30th November at 12 noon All applications must be submitted through the DELTA Award online interface http://delta.teachingandlearning.ie The…

Join the Conversation on Programme Assessment with the National Forums ‘Tuesday Tweets’ #nfassess @ForumTL

The National Forum, in association with Experts across the sector, has developed 32 individual resources on programme assessment, as part of the Assessment OF/FOR/AS Learning Enhancement Theme. This collection contains case studies, commentaries and tools supporting the enhancement of assessment and feedback in Irish higher education programmes. This valuable resource is available online (Click here…

Roll Out of Inaugural National Professional Development Framework for Staff in the Higher Education Sector

The National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning, today (Friday 1 September) celebrated the completion of the pilot phase of Ireland’s first ever Professional Development Framework for all staff who teach in Higher Education.  The National Framework aims to empower individuals, institutions and networks in the higher education sector to engage in meaningful…

Upcoming Events: Assessment Workshops and Symposium

As part of the Assessment Enhancement Theme, the following are the details for two workshops and an Assessment Symposium that should be of interest to a range of staff and students across the Irish higher education sector. Technology Enabled Assessment: Evidence-based Discussion 27 September 2017 | 10.00am – 3.30pm | National Forum, Dublin This workshop…

National Forum Launch New Programme Assessment and Feedback Resources

Developing more coherent and integrated experiences for students can be a challenge in a modular system. Therefore, as part of the National Forum’s 2016-18 Enhancement Theme, the National Forum is excited to present a comprehensive collection of programme assessment and feedback resources (Assessment OF/FOR/AS Learning). This web-based collection contains case studies, commentaries and tools supporting…