We’re Hiring

The National Forum is currently seeking applications for educational developer roles, across a number of our priority areas. These roles will be very important in helping to support the sector over the coming years. Full- or part-time secondments of 6-18 months will be considered for applicants with the appropriate skills and expertise. Starting dates and…

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2020 European Learning & Teaching Forum Takes Place in Utrecht

The 2020 European Learning & Teaching Forum, which was hosted by Utrecht University on 13-14 February 2020, explored how institutions balance tried and trusted practices and innovative approaches to learning and teaching in a dynamic and increasingly digital and international environment. Through a mix of plenary and parallel sessions, the EUA Forum provided a platform…

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International Review Held of 2018 Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund Projects

On 11-12 February, the 16 project teams funded through the 2018 Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund took part in open forum presentations facilitated by a panel of international experts. The 2018 Fund enables strong sectoral collaboration, partnerships with other education providers or external stakeholders and institutional enhancement for maximum national impact. It builds on and…

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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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