Summer Update from the Forum Team

It’s that time of the year when educators, administrators, staff, and students are preparing to head back into the classrooms (or to log-in to their virtual classrooms!) to start another academic year. We would like to officially welcome everyone back for another year of teaching and learning and look forward to meeting more of you…

Supporting Irish Teaching and Learning Partners

Earlier we wrote about the Forum’s initiative, Partnership Dialogues, through which the Forum is supporting the existing and emerging teaching and learning networks in Ireland. While Catherine’s post here focused on working with disciplinary networks, since March the Forum has also been engaging in intensive collaboration with ten national networks/project, see here for the full…

Gaining international perspectives on professional development at ICED 2014

The annual conference of the International Consortium for Educational Development took place in lovely Stockholm from June 16-18 and attracted 600 delegates including the National Forum’s Niamh Rushe and Catherine O’Mahony. Here are their insights from the ICED conference. A focussed and positive start! While the conference included many topics relating to educational and academic…