Forum welcomes Review Report published by HEA

The Board and Executive of the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning, are delighted to welcome today’s publication of a review report, commissioned by the Higher Education Authority (HEA) on the activities of the National Forum, since its inception. The review states that the National Forum has become ‘an essential component of…

PRESS RELEASE: Dr Terry Maguire Appointed Director of Ireland’s Advisory Body on Teaching & Learning in Higher Education

The National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning are delighted to announce that Dr Terry Maguire has been appointed as Director for a second term. Dr Maguire led the Forum from its inception in 2013, establishing the body to drive a collaborative strategy for enhancing teaching and learning across Ireland’s higher education sector.…

Inaugural DELTA Awardees Announced

Press Release INAUGURAL DELTA AWARDEES ANNOUNCED Disciplinary Excellence in Learning, Teaching and Assessment Awards 2018 Eleven projects from seven higher level institutions were announced as Awardees at the inaugural DELTA (Disciplinary Excellence in Learning, Teaching and Assessment) awards in Dublin this evening (Wednesday 21st March).  The awards were presented by the Minister for Higher Education,…

Minister for Higher Education Announces Shortlist for Inaugural DELTA Awards 2018

PRESS RELEASE Minister for Higher Education Announces Shortlist for Inaugural DELTA Awards 2018. Disciplinary Excellence in Learning Teaching and Assessment Awards 2018 The Minister for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, T.D., today (Thursday 8 March 2018) announced the shortlist for the inaugural DELTA Awards 2018.  The DELTA awards (Disciplinary Excellence in Learning Teaching and Assessment)…

National Forum welcomes opportunities to further enhance Teaching and Learning raised in Higher Education System Framework announced today

The National Forum for the enhancement of Teaching and Learning welcomed the recommendations of the Higher Education System Framework 2018-2020, announced today (Monday 15 January 2018) by the Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton T.D. and the Minister of State for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D.  The Framework sets six key objectives, two…

New Forum Report Captures Current Technical Capacity across Ireland’s HE Sector

The National Forum is delighted to present Ireland’s Higher Education Technical Infrastructure. A Review of Current Context, with Implications for Teaching and Learning Enhancement. This report provides a detailed snapshot of the current state-of-play of the technology infrastructure which supports teaching and learning in Irish higher education. This is the first time such a comprehensive…

Minister Mitchell O’Connor launches an online resource to inform Higher Level Institutions’ Student Retention Strategies

Mary Mitchell O’Connor, T.D., Minister of State for Higher Education, today 2nd of November, 2017, launched an online resource to assist higher level institutions to create effective student retention strategies and to enhance student experiences. The Online Resource for Learning Analytics (ORLA) was developed by the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning to support institutions…

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…