85 Applications Received for 2020/21 National Seminar Series

The 2020/21 National Seminar Series Call, which closed on 26 June, attracted 85 applications from across 22 institutions, including universities, technological higher education institutions and private colleges. The National Seminar Series gives those working in higher education the opportunity to connect with colleagues and to focus on shared interests in both the research and practice…

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National Research Projects Announced to Underpin Key Educational Policies

A range of future-focused national research projects were announced on 1 July as Ireland’s five inaugural Teaching and Learning Research Fellows began their 18-month Fellowships with the National Forum, in partnership with the Irish Research Council. The five projects have cross-cutting themes that will underpin the implementation and development of national policies and institutional strategies…

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Looking Back on an Extraordinary Semester

As the semester draws to a close, the National Forum has just published a timely briefing paper which shares insights from members of the higher education community as they reflect on what they have learned through the move to online/remote teaching and learning in recent months. The gathering of these insights was rapid and light-touch;…

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