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Operationalising SDGs, Education for Sustainable Development and human rights

The higher education (HE) sector is uniquely positioned to galvanise societal action on human rights, inclusion and sustainable development through the conscious integration of Human Rights Education and Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) throughout all teaching and learning. This session will be run by MTU’s UNESCO Chair, with a guest speaker from UNESCO’s Education for…

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11:00 am

National VIT&L Event: Next Steps for Teaching and Learning in Irish Higher Education

10th November @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Ministerial launch of report and findings from the national sectoral partnership project Next Steps: Moving Forward Together Simon Harris TD, Ireland’s Minister for Further & Higher Education, Research, Innovation & Science will officially launch the report and findings from the national sectoral partnership project- Next Steps for Teaching and Learning: Moving Forward Together. The overarching…

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Inclusive UCC Project

10th November @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
University College Cork United States

This interactive session will see James Northridge introduce you to the exciting new Inclusive UCC project. Our guest speaker Hector Minto, Microsoft Accessibility Evangelist, will guide you through some of the accessibility features that make things possible for all and show you how digital accessibility is now everybody's business. At Microsoft, their mission is to…

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12:00 pm

Preparing our Students for a Sustainable Future: Launch of the SDG Toolkit

10th November @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This event sees the launch of UCC's SDG Toolkit and includes inputs from UCC President, Professor John O'Halloran, UCC staff and students as they share their reflections on the need for and experience of integrating the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the curriculum. The SDG toolkit is a web-based resource developed to assist…

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12:30 pm

Scholarship Hour No. 3 (Stage 3 of the Gasta Marathon and Poster Showcase 1)

10th November @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Chaired by National Forum board member, Karena Maguire (Head of Stakeholder Engagement and Communications, QQI, who will introduce the third stage of our Gasta Marathon led by Gasta Master, Dr Tom Farrelly (MTU), and our first Poster showcase. Gasta speakers for the third scholarship hour are:   Scholarship Hour 3 Chaired by Karena Maguire Gasta Marathon…

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1:00 pm

Academic Integrity with Megan O’Connor, USI Vice President for Education and others

10th November @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Essay mills are on the increase and the temptation to engage with these when students are under pressure is real. Megan O'Connor, USI Vice President for Education will be presenting the dark side of these businesses from real student experience. Rachel Sarsfield Ryan (IADT SU Vice President for Education) and Rebecca Roper (Head of Teaching…

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2:00 pm

Advancing Digital Pedagogy at Maynooth University: Reflecting on the Move Online

10th November @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This seminar will draw on the experiences of academic and teaching-support staff to identify what has been learnt from the period of emergency online teaching and learning and how Maynooth as an institution can capitalise on this. Utilising a World Café event, we will problematise questions of what worked well and what didn’t, by reflecting…

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Cork Prison Education Unit

10th November @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
University College Cork United States

Launch of education booklet following collaboration between UCC and Cork Prison Education Unit. Focus of event: Launch booklet Registration https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/vital-week-cork-prison-education-unit-tickets-200953486287?aff=ebdsoporgprofile

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6:00 pm

VIT&L Week Virtual International Winter School (November 8th – 12th)

10th November @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:00pm, repeating until 12th November 2021

Marino Institute, Griffith Ave
Dublin 9, Ireland

Following on from the success of the inaugural MIE Virtual International Winter School in 2020, the VIT&L Week Virtual International Winter School will celebrate teaching and learning in Ireland and around the globe. Contributions from Irish and international guest speakers during the five day Winter School will afford participants an opportunity to engage with topics such as…

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