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…

BIM Joins Forces with All Aboard 2017 and Urges Fishermen to Register their Safety Equipment with ComReg

New Guide to Registration launched as part of All Aboard 2017’s Digital Skills for Learning Week (3-7 April)    6 April 2017 Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM), Ireland’s Seafood Development Agency, has joined forces with ‘All Aboard 2017’, a week of 300-plus national and regional events to build confidence in digital skills for learning,  to launch…

Ireland’s Digital Champion David Puttnam Delivers All Aboard 2017’s Keynote Address & Suggests Technology- enhanced Learning Needs to Aim for STEMpathy

Ireland’s Digital Champion David Puttnam Delivers All Aboard 2017’s Keynote Address & Suggests Technology- enhanced Learning Needs to Aim for STEMpathy Digital Skills for Learning Week Unveils Exceptional Level of Co-operation Across Ireland’s Education Sector with 300-plus Events Nationwide    “Globally, on learning skills, unless Ireland is doing at least very well then we are…

Ireland’s Digital Champion David Puttnam To Deliver All Aboard 2017’s Keynote Address 

300-plus national and regional events involving Ireland’s education sector are taking place this week as part of All Aboard 2017, a week (3-7 April) to build confidence in Ireland’s digital skills for learning that features a keynote address from Ireland’s Digital Champion, David Puttnam today (Wednesday 5 April 2017, 11am, The Royal Irish Academy). The…

At the launch of All Aboard 2017 at the Department of Education and Skills were Professor Sarah Moore, Chair of the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, Micheal O Muircheartaigh, All Aboard 2017's digital champion for communities, Leah Farrell, St Catherine's School, Cabra, Dublin 7 and the Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton.

All Aboard 2017 Digital Skills For Learning Week Underway

All Aboard 2017 is a new joint initiative from The National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education and 16 of Ireland’s higher education institutions. It is a week long programme of 300 national and regional events running to 7th April to boost Ireland’s digital skills for learning. All Aboard 2017…

Parents Digital Workshop Welcomes the Blocking of Sim Simi App in Ireland

All Aboard 2017 Gets Underway Parents Digital Workshop Welcomes the Blocking of Sim Simi App in Ireland All Aboard 2017, a week of 300 events to build confidence in digital skills for learning began this morning (Monday 3 April 2017) with an information session on “Growing Up in The Digital World- For Parents” in partnership…

Digital Ninja Visits Ballyfermot Students For Workshop On Digital Wellbeing As Part Of All Aboard 2017

DIGITAL NINJA VISITS BALLYFERMOT STUDENTS FOR WORKSHOP ON DIGITAL WELLBEING AS PART OF ALL ABOARD 2017 Digital Ninja Wayne Denner will run a workshop on “Online Reputation, Protection, Wellbeing & Employability”  for students from The Dominican College, Ballyfermot on Monday 3 April, the launch day of the All Aboard 2017 programme that runs until Friday 7…

New Briefing Paper: Transitions of International Students into Higher Education in Ireland (March 2017)

The National Forum is pleased to share a new briefing paper, available here, which explores the experiences of 573 international students, across five higher education institutions, who studied in Ireland during 2015. The National Strategy for Higher Education to 2030 places a strong emphasis on internationalisation and this emphasis is further evidenced in the projected increase…

Ireland’s National Forum For The Enhancement Of Teaching & Learning In Higher Education Launches Delta Awards 

The National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and  Learning in Higher Education has launched its Disciplinary Excellence in Learning, Teaching and Assessment (DELTA) Awards for Ireland’s higher education sector. The National Forum’s third national learning impact award, the DELTA Awards  aim to add a crucial discipline-led dimension to Ireland’s national approach to identifying excellence in teaching. The Awards will be…

Build Confidence In Your Digital Skills For Learning By Visiting All Aboard 2017’s Newly Launched Website

Start Registering for 3-7 April All Aboard 2017  All Aboard 2017, a week of national and regional events designed to build confidence in digital skills for learning will run from 3-7 April. All Aboard 2017 co-hosts, The National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education and Ireland’s higher education institutions have launched www.allaboard2017.ie the programme’s…