Open Forum Presentation & Discussion for T & L Fund 2015

The National Forum is issuing a sector-wide invitation for the Open Forum Presentation & Discussion for its T & L Fund 2015 which takes place on 11th and 12th November 2015, Council Room, Royal Irish Academy Building, Dawson Street, Dublin 2. Click here to download the presentation schedules.

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Launch of The National Summit for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education 2015

We are delighted to be hosting Ireland’s first Teaching and Learning Summit which will take place in The Printworks, Dublin Castle on December 10th 2015. The Summit  represents a timely opportunity to bring very many of our partners together to take stock and to showcase key outputs, activities, resources and knowledge that the Forum has…


National Forum launches A Snapshot of International & National Disciplinary Initiatives for Enhancing T& L

The following are the Key Issues that emerged from the snapshot’s Disciplinary Groups. Reflecting on the Partnership Dialogues initiative and international approaches to supporting disciplinary uptake and engagement with effective and innovative teaching strategies and pedagogies, the following key issues emerged: 1: Disciplinary groups are very diverse and have different priorities, needs and objectives. This…


Winner of the 2015 Expert Award Design Competition

Darragh Sinnott, GMIT Letterfrack is the overall winner of the National Forum’s 2015 Teaching and Learning Teaching  Expert  Award Design Competition.  This year’s runner-up award goes to Zuzana Jezikova, Limerick School of Art & Design. Commenting as this year’s Design Competition winners were announced, Dr Terry Maguire, Director of the National Forum said: “The Forum…


Focused Research Report No. 6: Transition From Second Level And Further Education To Higher Education

This project is a case study of the experiences of students in the transition to higher education drawn from four higher education institutions, Trinity College Dublin, Limerick Institute of Technology, Mary Immaculate College and University of Limerick. The aims of the project were to review the ways in which students are best prepared to participate…