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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Teaching & Learning Enhancement Fund 2016 Project Reviews

The next review of National Forum T&L Enhancement Fund projects (2016) will be held on Wednesday, 14 June. The reviews will be facilitated by an international review panel. Venue: Woodquay Venue www.woodquayvenue.ie The Open Forum Session will be live streamed and recorded from 9.10am. Please click here to view the stream. This call issued in relation to proposals…

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New Insights on Learning Analytics

The National Forum is pleased to share two new Forum Insights on learning analytics, aimed at students in higher education and teaching staff in higher education. Each insight begins by explaining what learning analytics is. The student insight, available here, also gives examples of a number of learning analytics implementations that have been proven to…

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Upcoming Vacancies at the National Forum

The National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education is currently seeking applications for the following: Project Manager (Impact Of Research On Teaching And Learning In Irish Higher Education) 9 Month Secondment Research Assistant (6 Months) Systematic Review Research Assistant – Professional Development (4 – 6 Months) ABOUT THE FORUM The…

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Evaluating the PDF Pilot Studies

Evaluation Strategy Watch a video overview of the PDF Pilot Evaluation Strategy   As we are coming to a close of the implementation of the PDF pilot studies across the HE sector, the evaluation phase is getting underway. Online survey to all 230 pilot participants; this is available from 1-20 June 2017 for completion. Group Interviews…

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DELTA Awards 2017 Submission of Expression of Interest

Reminder: Submission of Expression of Interest will close 30 May at 5pm. All discipline groups who can demonstrate specific achievements in teaching and learning enhancement and a clear commitment to future enhancement of teaching and learning are eligible to apply for the award. A discipline group can be a school, department or any established collaboration/group of…

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New Forum Insight: Recognition of Prior Learning in Irish Higher Education

The National Forum is pleased to share a new Forum Insight on recognition of prior learning (RPL) in Irish higher education, available here. A national framework for RPL, to be recognised by all higher education institutions, has been set out as an objective in the National Strategy for Higher Education to 2030. If institutions across…

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Updates on Events and Outputs: Assessment Theme (April 2017)

Some Recent Outputs of the Assessment Enhancement Theme.  Over the last few months there has been some interesting outputs from the National Forum Assessment OF/FOR/AS Learning Enhancement Theme that you may find useful:   Insight on ‘Authentic Assessment’: This Insight, done in conjunction with the National Forum Network/Disciplines group, presents an overview of authentic assessment.   Insight on…

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