Pictured: Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD, Dr Graham Love, Prof Sarah Moore

The inaugural national DELTA Awards (Disciplinary Excellence in Learning Teaching and Assessment) was hosted by the National Forum on Wednesday 21 March 2018, to celebrate discipline groups within institutions who demonstrate sustained achievements in teaching and learning enhancement.  The DELTA Awards form an integral part of the overall National Learning Impact Awards designed to enhance, showcase and strengthen teaching excellence in higher education by recognising the value of teaching at a national level.  The National Forum was delighted to have Mary Mitchell O’Connor, T.D., Minister of Higher Education will attend and present the Awards.

Taking place in the Mansion House, Dublin 2 the DELTA Awards were an evening of celebration for our finalists, who are all leading the way with successful and ambitious approaches to change in teaching and learning within their disciplines.

Colm O’Regan

Colm O’Regan, comedian, bestselling author and broadcaster MC the upcoming DELTA Awards 2018.

Hailing from the small Co. Cork village of Dripsey, Colm O’Regan has stood up and made people laugh all over the world.

His comedy festival appearances include the prestigious invite only Montreal Just For Laughs, the Kilkenny Cat Laughs, Electric Picnic and many, many more. He has played all over Ireland and the UK and even as far away as Cape Town, Tokyo and Osaka and appeared on The Late Late Show.

Colm has a long and growing list of TV and Radio writing and performing credits, including the BBC World Service – Weekly Radio Column for In The Balance, and contributes to Business Daily, World Business Report, BBC Radio 5, and BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme, You and Yours and The World Tonight.