BIM Joins Forces with All Aboard 2017 and Urges Fishermen to Register their Safety Equipment with ComReg

New Guide to Registration launched as part of All Aboard 2017’s Digital Skills for Learning Week (3-7 April)    6 April 2017 Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM), Ireland’s Seafood Development Agency, has joined forces with ‘All Aboard 2017’, a week of 300-plus national and regional events to build confidence in digital skills for learning,  to launch…

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Ireland’s Digital Champion David Puttnam Delivers All Aboard 2017’s Keynote Address & Suggests Technology- enhanced Learning Needs to Aim for STEMpathy

Ireland’s Digital Champion David Puttnam Delivers All Aboard 2017’s Keynote Address & Suggests Technology- enhanced Learning Needs to Aim for STEMpathy Digital Skills for Learning Week Unveils Exceptional Level of Co-operation Across Ireland’s Education Sector with 300-plus Events Nationwide    “Globally, on learning skills, unless Ireland is doing at least very well then we are…

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Ireland’s Digital Champion David Puttnam To Deliver All Aboard 2017’s Keynote Address 

300-plus national and regional events involving Ireland’s education sector are taking place this week as part of All Aboard 2017, a week (3-7 April) to build confidence in Ireland’s digital skills for learning that features a keynote address from Ireland’s Digital Champion, David Puttnam today (Wednesday 5 April 2017, 11am, The Royal Irish Academy). The…

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All Aboard 2017 Digital Skills For Learning Week Underway

All Aboard 2017 is a new joint initiative from The National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education and 16 of Ireland’s higher education institutions. It is a week long programme of 300 national and regional events running to 7th April to boost Ireland’s digital skills for learning. All Aboard 2017…

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Parents Digital Workshop Welcomes the Blocking of Sim Simi App in Ireland

All Aboard 2017 Gets Underway Parents Digital Workshop Welcomes the Blocking of Sim Simi App in Ireland All Aboard 2017, a week of 300 events to build confidence in digital skills for learning began this morning (Monday 3 April 2017) with an information session on “Growing Up in The Digital World- For Parents” in partnership…

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Digital Ninja Visits Ballyfermot Students For Workshop On Digital Wellbeing As Part Of All Aboard 2017

DIGITAL NINJA VISITS BALLYFERMOT STUDENTS FOR WORKSHOP ON DIGITAL WELLBEING AS PART OF ALL ABOARD 2017 Digital Ninja Wayne Denner will run a workshop on “Online Reputation, Protection, Wellbeing & Employability”  for students from The Dominican College, Ballyfermot on Monday 3 April, the launch day of the All Aboard 2017 programme that runs until Friday 7…

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All Aboard 17 are delighted to share the 100-plus resource from Making Ireland Click

All Aboard 17 are delighted to share the 100-plus resource from Making Ireland Click, a TV series and website dedicated to helping people do more with digital.   On MakingIrelandClick.ie, there are over 100 resources and courses aimed at those who want to get started online, and those already online, who want to do more.  As…

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How is Learning Analytics Perceived by (a group of) Irish Students?

When talking to HE staff about Learning Analytics, the major concern that comes up is normally around privacy. ‘Big Brother’, ‘Snooping’, ‘Surveillance’, we’ve heard them all aimed at analytics at one time or another. However, student surveys from countries and institutions that have adopted analytics tend to be pretty comprehensively positive. Students appear to have…

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New Briefing Paper: Transitions of International Students into Higher Education in Ireland (March 2017)

The National Forum is pleased to share a new briefing paper, available here, which explores the experiences of 573 international students, across five higher education institutions, who studied in Ireland during 2015. The National Strategy for Higher Education to 2030 places a strong emphasis on internationalisation and this emphasis is further evidenced in the projected increase…

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