Celebrating professional development for all who teach in Irish higher education

Closing of the National PDF Initial Implementation (Pilot Studies) On 1st September 2017, in the historic Round Room of the Mansion House in Dublin, we had a wonderful day of recognition and celebration of the recent professional development framework (PDF) pilot studies which took place across the HE sector. We had representatives from the 22 pilot…

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…

LIN Learning Innovation Network

LIN fosters and promotes innovation in teaching and learning and professionalisation of academic staff through CPD and accredited programmes. Our mission is to network, develop, collaborate and share teaching and learning modules, resources as well as guest lecturers and assessors. How can you join Members of the LIN group are nominated by their institution and…

National Academy for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (NAIRTL)

The National Academy works with Irish higher education institutions to develop, implement and advance effective research-informed teaching and learning practices to enhance the student learning experience at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. To this end, NAIRTL has initiated a wide range of events and activities that support stronger links between research and teaching. How can you…