Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund 2014 and 2015 (Type B) Funded Projects Review

An Open forum presentation will take place on 15 February 2017 in the Royal Irish Academy www.ria.ie The review of the teaching and learning enhancement fund 2014 projects and 2015 projects type B will be facilitated by the international review panel. T&L 2015 Presentations T&L 2014 Presentations Guidelines for T&L 2014 Project Open Forum Presentation and Discussion…

Recommendations from the ICT Retention Scoping Group

A new briefing paper, available here, outlines recommendations from the ICT Retention Scoping Group, convened by the National Forum in 2016 to consider how ICT retention in higher education could be improved across the sector. The group included representation from across the higher education sector. Four key recommendations were identified: the development of a marketing…

New Report Profiling Assessment Practices in Irish Higher Education

The National Forum is delighted to share a new report profiling assessment practices across Irish higher education. The report, available here, aims to inform the current enhancement theme of the National Forum by profiling documented assessment practices across a sample of 30 undergraduate degree programmes. Further, the study aims to explore whether and how assessment…

Enhancing Feedback in First Year – Y1Feedback Symposium – 27th January 2017

The Enhancing Feedback in First Year –Y1Feedback Symposium on Friday January 27th, 2017 at Maynooth University. Iontas Building, North Campus, Maynooth University Y1Feedback is a Maynooth University led project, in collaboration with Athlone IT, Dublin City University, Dundalk IT and is funded by the National Forum for the Enhancement for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education.  The project aims to enhance…

PD Digital Badges Initiative

Phase 1 of the Digital Badges initiative is underway! Become a recognised developer of a certified national digital badge representing identified T&L competencies in Irish Higher Education. The call (https://www.teachingandlearning.ie/digital-badges-call-submission/) which went out just before Christmas, sought to identify individuals or teams to collaborate in developing a digital badge for a particular competence cluster as…

All Aboard 2017 – Expression of Interest

Building Confidence in Digital Skills for Learning. Reminder to HE sector – deadline for expression of interest form is 5pm Thus 12/1/17. The National Forum in partnership with Ireland’s higher education sector will host All Aboard Week 2017 from 3-7 April next. Read here to see how you can get involved in this national initiative designed…