Announcing New Event Series on Work-Based Assessment

The National Forum, in partnership with Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI), has just announced a series of events scheduled throughout 2020 entitled ‘Work-based Assessment: Exploring Critical Issues and Sharing Solutions’. The purpose of this event series is to initiate a national conversation on work-based assessment and share experiences and approaches so that good practice responses…

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Ireland’s Inaugural Teaching and Learning Research Fellows Named

Today is an exciting day for the higher education community. The recipients of Ireland’s inaugural Teaching and Learning Research Fellowships have just been announced, as follows: Brett Becker, University College Dublin Michelle Flood, Royal College of Surgeons Chris Lynch, University College Cork Geraldine O’Neill, University College Dublin Barry Ryan, Technological University Dublin The Fellowships, each…

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International Board Discuss National Forum Sustainability

At the recent biannual international Board meeting of the National Forum, attended by the its international advisors, a discussion took place regarding ensuring the long-term sustainability of the National Forum within the higher education landscape. This followed a recent update to National Forum Associates on the same topic. Teaching and learning underpins key educational imperatives…

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DELTA Award Opportunity Announced

At a recent meeting of discipline teams funded under the Strategic Alignment of Teaching and Learning Enhancement Funding, it was announced that the National Forum’s Disciplinary Excellence in Learning, Teaching and Assessment (DELTA) Award would soon re-open for applications. A guidance handbook has been published to explain the revised process and timings for the Awards…

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