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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


Upcoming Workshop Series: How ISSE can be used to enhance teaching and learning

The National Forum in partnership with ISSE will offer a series of workshops (May 2017) to highlight how ISSE can be used to enhance teaching and learning. Each of the workshops has 2 aims: To provide an introduction to the ISSE data and to its interpretation to support heads of department/ school or faculty in interpreting the…


Recording Now Available: DELTA Awards Expression of Interest Process Webinar

A webinar outlining the DELTA Awards expression of interest process was delivered on Monday 10th April. View Recording | View Slides Please click here to go to the submission of interest online submissions form. The DELTA Award will recognise and celebrate disciplines for their achievements and commitment, with particular reference to their discipline-relevant pedagogical contexts, requirements, challenges and…


Webinar: DELTA Awards Expression of Interest Process

A webinar on outlining the DELTA Awards Expression of Interest Process will be delivered at 2:30pm on Monday 10th April. 

The webinar link is as follows

If you have any questions in advance of the webinar that you would like addressed please submit them to  before 12am on Monday 10th.