This Strategy outlines the vision, mission and values of the National Forum. It also provides a high-level overview of the strategic priorities and the key strategic aims and activities planned up to December 2021.
This document provides a summary of the main inputs from the strategy consultation process and how we incorporated these into our 2019-21 Strategy.
An overview of the professional development framework for all staff who teach in higher education
This report was informed by an interim review of building digital capacity, conducted by Dr Catherine Deegan from September 2016 to June 2017, by consultations with senior managers across Irish higher education, conducted by Dr Jim Devine in 2017 and by the work of the National Forum team during 2018
A Review of the Existing Higher Education Policy Landscape for Digital Teaching and Learning in Ireland
This review maps the policy landscape for digital teaching and learning across higher education in Ireland, describing existing perspectives and practices and explaining how policies can enable excellent practice.
This Forum Insight serves as a quick guide to some of the legal obligations arising from the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the data protection legislation that becomes enforceable across the EU from 25 May 2018.
The guide provides a stepped approach to developing an enabling policy for digital teaching and learning.
Following the format of most National Forum initiatives and reports, the guide was developed following consultation across the sector in conjunction with a review of policies in Ireland and abroad.
This infographic captures the work undertaken in 2017 to implement the national framework in Professional Development for all who teach in higher education.
Ireland’s Higher Education Technical Infrastructure: A Review of Current Context, with Implications for Teaching and Learning Enhancement
This report provides a detailed snapshot of the current state-of-play of the technology infrastructure which supports teaching and learning in Irish higher education. The review seeks to enhance and inform the work of the National Forum in assisting Irish higher education institutions in their efforts to achieve a coherent digital future.
This Forum Insight traces the development of the Irish Survey of Student Engagement (ISSE) since its introduction in 2013. The Insight also provides an overview of how those working in teaching and learning in higher education might make best use of the data provided by the ISSE.