Minister Launches New Evidence Base for the Future of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Mr Simon Harris, T.D., today launched a unique new evidence base for the future of teaching and learning in Irish higher education. Since March 2021, fifteen sectoral partners have been working together to answer one shared question: In the context of Covid-19, what have we…

Valuing Ireland’s Teaching and Learning (VIT&L) Week Begins With Events Scheduled Across Higher Education Sector

Chair of the National Forum, Dr Lynn Ramsey, this morning officially opened VIT&L Week, a national event series focused on valuing Ireland’s teaching and learning. VIT&L Week takes place from 08 to 12 November 2021 and involves students, staff, senior managers and policy partners from Ireland’s higher education sector through a mix of in-person and…

Ireland’s First Teaching and Learning Research Fellowships Get Underway

Evidence base created by Fellows will reach across and beyond higher education to industry partners, professional and regulatory bodies, policy partners and thought leaders Employability, interdisciplinarity, gender equity, digital transformation, graduate outcomes for workplaces and societies of the future are among a raft of timely issues set to be explored through Ireland’s first teaching and…

Minister Launches Timely Report Of The Irish National Digital Experience (INDEx) Survey

INDEx Survey Report Published by National Forum Reveals Digital Lives of Both Students and Staff Who Teach in Higher Education The Minister for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, officially unveiled data capturing the first national picture of the digital lives of almost 30,000 students and staff who teach across 32 higher education institutions today (Thursday…

Publication of Digital Survey Report from Irish Higher Education Coincides with Sector’s Move to Online & Remote Learning in Response to Covid 19 Pandemic

Minister Launches INDEx Survey Report –Findings Show Ireland’s First National Picture of the Digital Lives of Both Students and Those Who Teach in Higher Education   Higher Education Minister, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, officially launched the report from the Irish National Digital Experience (INDEx) Survey (today Thursday 7 May 2020) which captures the first national picture…

Minister Mitchell O’Connor announces €1.65m in funding for innovative Teaching and Learning projects in the higher education sector

From left to right;  Óisin Hassan, VP Academic Affairs, USI, Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D. and Dr Terry Maguire, Director, National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor, T.D., Minister of State with special responsibility for Higher Education, today (19 December 2018) announced funding of €1.65m for…