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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Forum Launches Guide to Developing Enabling Policies for Digital Teaching and Learning

The National Forum today launched a comprehensive ‘Guide to Developing Enabling Policies for Digital Teaching and Learning’, compiled by Tony Murphy in collaboration with the National Forum team. The guide provides a stepped approach to developing an enabling policy for digital teaching and learning. Following the format of most National Forum initiatives and reports, the…

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Forum publishes Guidance on Learner Data Usage in higher education Institutions in advance of GDPR Enforcement

Learner Data is instrumental for higher education institutions to ensure student success and retention. However, with the enforcement of the General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR from May 2018, the principles in the regulation must be applied to all personal data, including learner data. The latest Insight, published by the National Forum gives a brief…

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Inaugural DELTA Awardees Announced

Press Release INAUGURAL DELTA AWARDEES ANNOUNCED Disciplinary Excellence in Learning, Teaching and Assessment Awards 2018 Eleven projects from seven higher level institutions were announced as Awardees at the inaugural DELTA (Disciplinary Excellence in Learning, Teaching and Assessment) awards in Dublin this evening (Wednesday 21st March).  The awards were presented by the Minister for Higher Education,…

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Minister for Higher Education Announces Shortlist for Inaugural DELTA Awards 2018

PRESS RELEASE Minister for Higher Education Announces Shortlist for Inaugural DELTA Awards 2018. Disciplinary Excellence in Learning Teaching and Assessment Awards 2018 The Minister for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, T.D., today (Thursday 8 March 2018) announced the shortlist for the inaugural DELTA Awards 2018.  The DELTA awards (Disciplinary Excellence in Learning Teaching and Assessment)…

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National Forum Seeks Applications for Post of Director

We are seeking applications for the role of Director – a challenging and exciting opportunity to drive the future enhancement of teaching and learning in Irish higher education.  The position is open to both academic and professional staff with substantial, high-level experience in the higher education sector.

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