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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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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