Work-based Assessment: Getting to Grips with Policies and Practices

The ‘Work-based Assessment: Getting to Grips with Policies and Practices’ symposium marks the culmination of a National Forum, and Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI) partnership that has led to a series of events throughout 2020 titled ‘Work-based Assessment: Exploring Critical Issues and Sharing Solutions’. The symposium will run from 10am- 3pm on 19 November next. This…

Pedagogy for Higher Education Large Classes (PHELC)

Dublin City University Dublin

The National Forum is delighted to support the 3rd symposium of Pedagogy for Higher Education Large Classes (PHELC), due to take place on 25 June 2021. This event, hosted by Dublin City University, aims to provide a platform for those teaching large classes in higher education contexts to share practice, experience and expertise. If governmental…

VIT&L Week Opening Event

Valuing Ireland’s Teaching and Learning (VIT&L) Week will run from 8 to 12 November 2021. Regional events across the sector will continue until 30 November. During this period the higher education community will come together through local and national events to consider how we value teaching and learning and what the future of education will…

Scholarship Hour No. 2 (Stage 2 of the Gasta Marathon)

Chaired by National Forum board member, Dr Leo Casey (Director of Learning & Teaching and Education Programmes at NCI), the second Scholarship Hour will open with National Forum Teaching and Learning Research Fellow, Dr Brett Becker(UCD), sharing his initial findings from his research into  Teaching and Learning for the Next Era of Digital Innovation. This…

VIT&L Week Closing

This session will be opened by Lynn Ramsey, chair of the National Forum board. Reflection from the Student Assembly Attendees will have the opportunity to hear directly from the National Forum Student Assembly in a reflection on student perspectives on VIT&L Week. The Gasta Marathon... some journey! Gasta Master Dr Tom Farrelly will share his…