Roll Out of Inaugural National Professional Development Framework for Staff in the Higher Education Sector

The National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning, today (Friday 1 September) celebrated the completion of the pilot phase of Ireland’s first ever Professional Development Framework for all staff who teach in Higher Education.  The National Framework aims to empower individuals, institutions and networks in the higher education sector to engage in meaningful…

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Upcoming Events: Assessment Workshops and Symposium

As part of the Assessment Enhancement Theme, the following are the details for two workshops and an Assessment Symposium that should be of interest to a range of staff and students across the Irish higher education sector. Technology Enabled Assessment: Evidence-based Discussion 27 September 2017 | 10.00am – 3.30pm | National Forum, Dublin This workshop…

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National Forum Launch New Programme Assessment and Feedback Resources

Developing more coherent and integrated experiences for students can be a challenge in a modular system. Therefore, as part of the National Forum’s 2016-18 Enhancement Theme, the National Forum is excited to present a comprehensive collection of programme assessment and feedback resources (Assessment OF/FOR/AS Learning). This web-based collection contains case studies, commentaries and tools supporting…

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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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