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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Upcoming Events

October 2021
01 October 2021

Science Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) 2021 Online Conference

The National Forum is delighted to support the Science Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) 2021 Conference, to be hosted online on 01 October by Athlone Institute of Technology, Dundalk Institute of Technology and Waterford Institute of Technology. This is the fourth in a series of SURE Conferences. Students from throughout Ireland who are completing their final…

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06 October 2021

Webinar: Transforming Teaching and Learning for Student Success

As we embark on the autumn semester, this webinar, organised in partnership with the HEA, will reflect on what has been learned through the pandemic context and will consider what this means for how the key enablers of student success can be strengthened across face-to-face, blended, and online/remote teaching and learning contexts. The webinar will…

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November 2021
08 November 2021

Valuing Ireland’s Teaching and Learning (VITAL) Week 2021

From 08 to 12 November 2021, the higher education community will come together through local and national events to consider how we value teaching and learning and what the future of education will look like for the students of tomorrow. Valuing Ireland’s Teaching & Learning (VIT&L) Week is for everyone. It will provide opportunities to…

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08 November 2021
08 November 2021

Scholarship Hour

A daily webinar sharing teaching and learning scholarship, featuring the research of one of our  National Forum Fellows plus a number of Gasta lightning talks as part of the weeklong GASTA marathon.

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09 November 2021

Transiting towards a Climate Action University

The Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology, Institute of Technology, Sligo and Letterkenny Institute of Technology are in the process of transitioning to a new Technological University for the West and North-West of Ireland. This series of events (Nov. 9, 11, 16, 18 and 23) will explore the synergies and opportunities that this transition presents from a…

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09 November 2021

Transiting towards a Climate Action University

The Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology, Institute of Technology, Sligo and Letterkenny Institute of Technology are in the process of transitioning to a new Technological University for the West and North-West of Ireland. This series of events (Nov. 9, 11, 16, 18 and 23) will explore the synergies and opportunities that this transition presents from a…

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09 November 2021

Scholarship Hour

A daily webinar sharing teaching and learning scholarship, featuring the research of one of our  National Forum Fellows plus a number of Gasta lightning talks as part of the weeklong GASTA marathon.

Find out more »
10 November 2021
10 November 2021

Scholarship Hour

A daily webinar sharing teaching and learning scholarship, featuring the research of one of our  National Forum Fellows plus a number of Gasta lightning talks as part of the weeklong GASTA marathon.

Find out more »

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