Forum welcomes Review Report published by HEA

The Board and Executive of the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning, are delighted to welcome today’s publication of a review report, commissioned by the Higher Education Authority (HEA) on the activities of the National Forum, since its inception. The review states that the National Forum has become ‘an essential component of…

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Open Call for Funding under Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund 2018

On 25 September, 2018, Dr Terry Maguire hosted an informational webinar and Q&A session for those interested in applying for project funding under the Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund. A recording is available here (Download Slides) Online Submissions Interface Click here for online registration and submissions Proposal Submission Date Deadline 25 October, 2018 at 5pm. Downloads…

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Call for Applications for 2018-2019 National Seminar Series

The National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning announced today (Wednesday 6 June 2018) that applications are open for the 2018-2019 National Seminar Series.  The deadline for receipt of applications is Thursday 11 October 2018.  The Seminar Series is a particularly successful initiative of the National Forum, providing funding to projects nationwide that…

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ILTA Launch Special Edition Journal on Virtual Learning Environments in Ireland

The National Forum extends its congratulations to the Irish Learning Technology Association (ILTA) on the launch of their journal, ‘Special Issue on Virtual Learning Environments in Ireland’. Launched at EdTech 2018, the ILTA annual educational technology conference, this special issue reports on a 10 year project examining student and staff use of the Virtual Learning Environments…

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PRESS RELEASE: Dr Terry Maguire Appointed Director of Ireland’s Advisory Body on Teaching & Learning in Higher Education

The National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning are delighted to announce that Dr Terry Maguire has been appointed as Director for a second term. Dr Maguire led the Forum from its inception in 2013, establishing the body to drive a collaborative strategy for enhancing teaching and learning across Ireland’s higher education sector.…

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Upcoming Events

October 2019
23 October 2019
Dublin Business School (Castle House), Room 2.8 South Great George's Street Castle House Dublin 2
Dublin, Ireland
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Regional Workshop: Developing Enabling Policies for Digital and Open Teaching and Learning

The National Forum will facilitate a workshop on Wednesday 23 October to support those in Irish higher education who are engaged in institutional policy development, or who would like to contribute to institutional policies, in the areas of digital and/or open teaching and learning. This is the second in a series National Forum regional workshops, following a…

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24 October 2019
Morrison Hotel, Dublin, Ormond Quay Lower, North City, Dublin
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Student Success Symposium: Developing our national understanding of student success

The National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, in partnership with the Higher Education Authority (HEA), is organising a Student Success Symposium in the Morrison Hotel, Dublin, on the morning of 24 October 2019. The purpose of the symposium is to provide participants with the opportunity to contribute to the…

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25 October 2019

Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund 2018 – Project Reviews

On Friday, 25 October you have the opportunity to watch a live-stream of the second set of 2018 National Forum Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund projects. The live-stream will be available for all 8 project review presentations starting at 9.00 until 14.40. These projects were selected for funding as new initiatives with the potential to…

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Evidence Based Strategies for Those Who Teach International Students

Learning Outcomes Examine evidence of strategies to support staff in teaching international students Develop strategies for student success Explore best practice across the sector

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Developing the Entrepreneurial Mindset through Teaching, Learning and Assessment

Learning Outcomes Explore best practices in teaching, learning and assessment in Entrepreneurship Education Debate how best to embed entrepreneurship in non business disciplines Share practice in teaching, learning and assessment that develops the entrepreneurial mindset

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29 October 2019

Infusing Critical Thinking into Undergraduate Business Programmes

Learning Outcomes Explore the relationship between critical thinking, reflective practice and writing Share experiences of critical thinking in action across business disciplines Develop ideas for infusing critical thinking into the undergraduate Business curriculum and learn how to integrate it into classroom and online teaching Apply critical thinking in the process of programme level assessment Appraise the…

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31 October 2019

Assessment and Feedback at the Module and Programme Level

Learning Outcomes Identify key concepts underpinning Programme Focused Assessment (PFA) that draw upon key findings/recommendations from the UK TESTA project and the TU Dublin LEAF Teaching Fellowship (Leading Enhancement of Assessment & Feedback) Review and rethink programme based assessment and Feedback strategies at institutional, programme and module level, taking into account current research findings…

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November 2019
03 November 2019
Dublin Convention Centre, Spencer Dock, N Wall Quay, North Wall,
Dublin 1, Dublin Ireland
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World Conference on Online Learning 2019

The 28th ICDE World Conference on Online Learning in Dublin, Ireland is now less than a year away and the team in National Institute for Digital Learning (NIDL) at Dublin City University (DCU) has been busy over recent weeks preparing for the conference. They promise a truly unique Irish experience along with an exciting and engaging…

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04 November 2019

Embedding Creativity in the Curriculum

Learning Outcomes Comprehend the importance of creativity in higher education Understand the principles of creativity in teaching in higher education Be equipped to embed practices that enhance student creativity in their teaching Enhance interdisciplinary thinking to support creativity in the curriculum Explore how to incorporate creativity to better engage students in the learning process

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06 November 2019

Promoting Inclusivity through Universal Design for Learning

Learning Outcomes Identify and understand the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) Discuss the advantages of applying UDL in third level education Evaluate approaches to UDL taken in other institutions and note successes and challenges in implementing UDL principles in different settings Apply UDL principles in their own practice to promote and implement an…

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