New Forum Insight – ‘Learning Analytics: Benefits for Institutions’

I’m delighted to announce that we have released a new National Forum Insight entitled ‘Learning Analytics: Benefits for Institutions’ (available here). This concise guide, which will be of interest to institutional managers and strategic planners, highlights the many ways in which an effective analytics strategy can support many of the key functions within HEIs. These…

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Call For Peer Review Panel For Digital Badges

The National Forum is currently compiling a peer review panel of expertise for supporting the digital badge development process for professional development (PD). Following a Call for Submissions on PD digital badging in December 2016, a number of colleagues from across the HE sector have expressed an interest in being involved in peer review for…

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PDF Pilots Support Strategies

PDF Pilot Studies Support Strategies   Pilot Studies FAQ Read though the responses to the commonly asked questions about the pilot studies: PDF Pilot Studies FAQs Support Strategies One of the most interesting aspects of the PDF Pilot Studies, are the variety of support strategies emerging across the different groups, and over the coming weeks, we…

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All Aboard 2017 Welcomes Supporter The National Association Of Principals & Deputy Principals

All Aboard 2017 is delighted to welcome on board as a supporter The National Association of Principals and Deputy Principals (NAPD).  Commenting for the National Forum, Director, Dr Terry Maguire said:    “All Aboard 2017 are delighted to welcome NAPD as a valued supporter. NAPD’s involvement will bolster the important partnership our higher education institutions will foster with secondary schools…

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Digital Schools Of Distinction Lend Support For All Aboard 2017

The National Forum welcomes The Digital Schools of Distinction as a supporter for All Aboard 2017. Commenting for the National Forum, Director, Dr Terry Maguire said: “Primary school teachers and students are a key audience for All Aboard 2017. Schools becoming involved in All Aboard 2017 have the added option of focusing their events on…

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New Forum Insight – Learning Analytics: Benefits for Institutions

Learning analytics is the collection and analysis of data on student learning that enables institutions, lecturers and students to make evidence-based decisions and informed actions that enhance the potential benefits of higher education. A new Insight, available here, expands upon these themes to show the benefits that institutions can realise by strategically adopting a learning…

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Update on PD Digital Badges Initiative

FAQs on Digital Badges Spanning both the ‘expressions of interest’ and the badge development stages, a Digital Badges FAQs resource has been produced to support the work of the badge development teams for phase 1 of the initiative.   Update on Badge Development Teams Great progress taking place on the digital badges project! Initial discussions between members…

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All Aboard 2017 Welcomes Supporter National Adult Literacy Agency

National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education and Ireland’s higher Education sector are delighted to welcome the National Adult Literacy Agency (NALA) as a supporter for its All Aboard 2017 national initiative. Commenting for the National Forum, Director Dr Terry Maguire said:   “All Aboard 2017 will run a selection of…

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Build Confidence In Your Digital Skills For Learning By Visiting All Aboard 2017’s Newly Launched Website

Start Registering for 3-7 April All Aboard 2017  All Aboard 2017, a week of national and regional events designed to build confidence in digital skills for learning will run from 3-7 April. All Aboard 2017 co-hosts, The National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education and Ireland’s higher education institutions have launched www.allaboard2017.ie the programme’s…

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Live Stream: Teaching & Learning Enhancement Fund 2014 Projects & 2015 (Type B) Projects Proposal Review

Open forum presentations – 15 February 2017 – Royal Irish Academy The review of the teaching and learning enhancement fund 2014 projects and 2015 projects type B is facilitated by the international review panel. T&L 2015 Presentations Guidelines for T&L 2014 Project Open Forum Presentation and Discussion are available here. T&L 2014 Presentations Guidelines for T&L 2015…

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