Workshop Schedule announced for ‘Facilitating a PD digital badge programme’

The National Forum today announced the finalised schedule for the upcoming October workshop series ‘Facilitating a PD digital badge programme’. To earn the nationally-recognised digital badge, the short structured programmes require 25 hours of learner effort. The workshops are aimed at educators who want to deliver the Professional Development Open-access programmes themselves in the future. …

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Call for Expressions of Interest in Data-Enabled Student Success Initiative (DESSI)

The digital footprints that students leave as they engage with online services such as VLEs can be an invaluable source of information for institutions as they aim to increase retention, progression and completion rates, protect students’ welfare and enhance their depth of learning.

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Forum announces extension to application deadline for prestigious DELTA Awards

The National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning announces an extension to the deadline for submission of Phase 2 applications for the inaugural national learning impact awards, the DELTA Awards. The deadline is now Thursday 30th November at 12 noon All applications must be submitted through the DELTA Award online interface http://delta.teachingandlearning.ie The…

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Join the Conversation on Programme Assessment with the National Forums ‘Tuesday Tweets’ #nfassess @ForumTL

The National Forum, in association with Experts across the sector, has developed 32 individual resources on programme assessment, as part of the Assessment OF/FOR/AS Learning Enhancement Theme. This collection contains case studies, commentaries and tools supporting the enhancement of assessment and feedback in Irish higher education programmes. This valuable resource is available online (Click here…

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Roll Out of Inaugural National Professional Development Framework for Staff in the Higher Education Sector

The National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning, today (Friday 1 September) celebrated the completion of the pilot phase of Ireland’s first ever Professional Development Framework for all staff who teach in Higher Education.  The National Framework aims to empower individuals, institutions and networks in the higher education sector to engage in meaningful…

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Upcoming Events: Assessment Workshops and Symposium

As part of the Assessment Enhancement Theme, the following are the details for two workshops and an Assessment Symposium that should be of interest to a range of staff and students across the Irish higher education sector. Technology Enabled Assessment: Evidence-based Discussion 27 September 2017 | 10.00am – 3.30pm | National Forum, Dublin This workshop…

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National Forum Launch New Programme Assessment and Feedback Resources

Developing more coherent and integrated experiences for students can be a challenge in a modular system. Therefore, as part of the National Forum’s 2016-18 Enhancement Theme, the National Forum is excited to present a comprehensive collection of programme assessment and feedback resources (Assessment OF/FOR/AS Learning). This web-based collection contains case studies, commentaries and tools supporting…

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Fulbright Awards Success for National Forum Scholar

The National Forum is proud to announce that David Azcona, a National Forum Scholar based in Dublin City University, has been awarded a Fulbright Award by Minister Charlie Flanagan of the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and Mr Reece Smyth, Chargé d’Affaires of the US Embassy in Ireland. David will travel to Arizona…

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Call for applications for the 2017/2018 National Seminar Series

We are  pleased to announce that applications are now open for this year’s  National Seminar Series (2017/2018). The National Seminar series gives many of those working in higher education the opportunity to connect with colleagues throughout the sector and to focus on shared interests in both the research and practice of teaching and learning enhancement.…

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