National Seminar Series 2020/21 Launched

The 2020/21 National Seminar Series was officially launched today, 23 September 2020. This year’s Seminar Series attracted 85 applications, from across 22 institutions. Of these, 74 seminars, spanning all applicant institutions, were approved for funding. In addition, 27 deferred events from the 2019/20 academic year have been included in the upcoming series, bringing the total…

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Webinar on Data Literacy, Privacy and Protection

A national webinar entitled ‘Data Literacy, Privacy and Protection in Higher Education’ was held on Thursday 22 October 2020. The webinar was the first in a series of national webinars from the National Forum to take a closer look at key findings from the Irish National Digital Experience (INDEx) Survey. The webinar summarised key INDEx findings in relation to data privacy…

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National Forum to Establish New Student Associate Assembly

The National Forum, in partnership with the Union of Students in Ireland (USI), is in the process of establishing a Student Associate Assembly, which will mirror the existing Staff Associate Assembly and reinforce the importance of student engagement and partnership as core enablers of student success in Irish higher education. The new Assembly will support teaching…

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New Staff Join the National Forum to Support Student Success Across the Sector

The National Forum recently welcomed two new members to the team, Brian Gormley (seconded from TU Dublin) and Caitriona McGrattan (seconded from Maynooth University). Caitriona and Brian will work closely with the National Forum’s new Student Associate Intern, Katie Deegan, to progress key student success actions outlined in the National Forum Strategy 2019-21. Student success…

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