Disciplinary Excellence in Learning, Teaching and Assessment (DELTA) Awardees announced

Discipline teams from three Irish higher education institutions this week achieved the National Forum’s Disciplinary Excellence in Learning, Teaching and Assessment (DELTA) Award. This prestigious national award is granted to discipline groups who demonstrate a record of excellence in teaching and learning enhancement and who commit to an ongoing, clearly articulated, shared process of continued…

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Valuing Ireland’s Teaching and Learning (VIT&L) Week Begins With Events Scheduled Across Higher Education Sector

Chair of the National Forum, Dr Lynn Ramsey, this morning officially opened VIT&L Week, a national event series focused on valuing Ireland’s teaching and learning. VIT&L Week takes place from 08 to 12 November 2021 and involves students, staff, senior managers and policy partners from Ireland’s higher education sector through a mix of in-person and…

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National Forum publishes Guide to Developing Enabling Policies for Digital and Open Teaching and Learning

The new National Forum ‘Guide to Developing Enabling Policies for Digital and Open Teaching and Learning’ is published today. The guide is designed to support the development of institutional policies for digital and open teaching and learning, including online, blended and face-to-face modes of learning. The short but informative guide includes an updated definition of…

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Wellbeing in Practice seminar highlights significant developments in wellbeing in higher education

The National Forum was delighted to support the USI in the completion of a research project that aimed to take a ‘first glance’ at student wellbeing within the higher education curricular context. This work captures examples of how wellbeing is currently being embedded across curricula of higher education institutions nationally and internationally and identifies features…

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