Professional development on teaching international students through a language other than their mother tongue in a higher education context


Learning Outcomes: Participants will have a deeper awareness and understanding of the challenges facing international students and all learners studying through a language other than their mother tongue Participants will have strategies which they can implement in designing and delivering courses which will support learning through a language other than the mother tongue Participants will…

Mentoring as a pedagogical approach in early childhood education and care


Learning Outcomes: Situate the role of mentoring in ECEC degrees Share good practice in training mentors Explore the role of technology in supporting mentoring Eventbrite registration link will be available soon, in the interim please contact the organiser directly for further information.

Mental health in higher education: Personal wellbeing for professional development


Learning Outcomes: After the conference, attendees should be able to: Describe the issues relating to mental health in HE Identify the importance of personal wellbeing in HE Discuss the representation of personal wellbeing in Domain 1 of the National Forum’s Professional Framework Develop procedures that safeguard staff mental health in HE  

The case for problem-based learning in the behavioural and social sciences


Learning Outcomes: Compare and contrast different approaches to problem-based learning in the behavioural social sciences across a number of higher education institutions in Europe Evaluate some of the opportunities and challenges of implementing problem based learning in the behavioural and social sciences Discuss ideas for implementing innovative teaching approaches (including problem based learning) with colleagues…

Peer coaching for the improvement of teaching and learning


Learning Outcomes: Participants will: Deepen their understanding of the nature of peer coaching Gain a heightened awareness of their capacity to listen with unconditional positive regard Increase their knowledge and expertise in the use of questioning to raise awareness Develop their skills in offering impactful feedback Construct an action plan to utilise the workshop content…

Developing peer mentoring skills to enhance CPD in teaching and learning and better enable learning communities

Cork Cork, Cork

Learning Outcomes: Deepened their understanding of the nature and benefits of peer coaching. Gained a heightened awareness of how coaching skills can be used to enhance individual and group learning. Gained insight into how a departmental wide peer mentoring model is evolving in CIT. Increased their knowledge and expertise in the use of coaching skills…

Delivery of the Digital Badge in Postgraduate Research Supervision


Learning Outcomes: Identify key regulations and policies around the education of research postgraduates, and clarify roles and responsibilities of supervisors Apply regulations and policies in response to a number of case studies/scenarios Review video or paper resource and reflect on your own supervisory approach based on this Identify key actions from this learning for your…

Evolving identities: Collaboration to enhance student success.


Learning Outcomes: Understand how working on cross disciplinary collaborative initiatives builds capacity and contributes to student success Learn how collaborative and reciprocal learning takes place between academic and professional staff and students Identify and create opportunities for cross disciplinary, collaborative projects  

The Impact and Experiences of Delivering a Programme using Team – Based Learning (TBL)

Athlone Institute of Technology

Learning Outcomes: Explain the essential elements of a TBL unit Discuss your experience of TBL as a participant Explain how TBL can be used as a driver for change in the assessment culture in higher education Describe some of the benefits and challenges of using TBL particularly across an academic programme Reflect on how TBL…

Evidence-based teaching


Learning Outcomes: Discuss critically the concept of evidence-based teaching and learning practices within their own professional context Plan a systematic search of the extant literature and available data within their professional context and disclipine area Critically appraise research evidence (literature and data) Describe appropriate evidence-based teaching, learning and assessment strategies for use within their professional…