Building Digital Capacity in Higher Education Principles and first insights from the sectoral consultation ‚Äì with preliminary¬†recommendations and actionable first steps Click Here to Download Appendices Click Here to Download Chair’s Preface The work of the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning must be genuinely¬†consultative. We commit to seeking views and mobilising…Details
April saw the end of the consultative sessions that the National Forum held with key people from across the higher education sector. I was delighted to meet new and familiar faces from across the sector and to be part of these discussions, but equally daunted by the task of ensuring that from each session key…Details
You are invited to attend the National Forum‚Äôs webinar on Monday, May 26th from 1-2pm The purpose of the webinar is to provide an update on the Forum‚Äôs ongoing activities and to specifically address the following topics: mapping of current¬†Professional Development¬†practice in Higher Education in Ireland outcomes of a review of international examples of professional…Details
‚ÄòNegative assumptions about undergraduates distract from the debate over the responsibilities of educators‚Äô Times Higher Education recently featured an opinion piece by National Forum Chair Prof. Sarah Moore on common perceptions of students in higher education. Prof. Moore challenges assumptions one might have in relation to student plagiarism, attendance, evaluations of lecturers, and technology. She…Details
Draft of the Digital Roadmap to be made available week beginning May 26th. The consultation process is still open if you wish to contribute please click here.
If you haven‚Äôt heard, the Forum has been busy organising what we call Partnership Dialogues with various stakeholders in teaching and learning. Following two meetings with key membership organisations and institutional collaborative networks, the Forum has begun organising the next phase of the Partnership Dialogues (see details on the Partnership Dialogues here). This phase focuses…Details
Welcome to our first National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning team blog.¬†If you are here, you probably know a little bit about us already. We are an organisation working to enhance teaching and learning in Irish higher education through various initiatives. See more about our vision here. Right now we are busy…Details
There are many definitions of heroes. Some people think it‚Äôs a gendered term, which probably has something to do with the original hero of Greek Mythology – she was a Priestess who was known for her admirable qualities and character (!) The real point is that there is no one all embracing definition of a…Details