The Professional Development of those who Teach

Embedding and further developing the national framework for professional development of all those who teach in Irish higher education

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Teaching and Learning in a Digital World

Consolidating efforts to enhance the digital skills, confidence, competence, and creativity of those who teach and learn in Irish higher education

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Enabling Student Success

Guiding the development of institutional strategies and cultures that recognise the role of all staff in fostering student success

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Teaching and Learning Enhancement within Disciplines

Supporting enhancements based on the particular requirements, disciplinary cultures and contexts of individual academic subject areas

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The Professional Development of those who Teach

Embedding and further developing the national framework for professional development of all those who teach in Irish higher education

The National Professional Development Framework for All Staff Who Teach in Higher Education

Ireland’s framework to support the professional development of those who teach across the sector

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Structure of the Professional Development Framework

A values-based framework, underpinned by scholarship relevant to all who teach in higher education

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Open-Access Professional Development Courses

Non-accredited professional development opportunities for all who teach in Irish higher education

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Teaching and Learning in a Digital World

Consolidating efforts to enhance the digital skills, confidence, competence, and creativity of those who teach and learn in Irish higher education

Key Development Since 2014

Supporting students and staff in developing their digital capabilities and informing institutional structures and processes

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Enabling Policies For Digital Teaching And Learning

A policy framework and guidance to support institutions in developing policies for digital teaching and learning

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Digital Skills Framework For Higher Education

A shared vision of a higher education culture that fully embraces digital learning and digital innovation

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National Reviews

Informing decision making and developing a strong evidence base for enhanced pedagogy

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Enabling Student Success

Guiding the development of institutional strategies and cultures that recognise the role of all staff in fostering student success

Defining Student Success

Taking a broad view of student success which sees it as the responsibility of everybody involved in higher education

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Data-Enabled Student Success

Supporting institutions as they look to develop effective, informed, sustainable strategies for maximising the value of data as a resource

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Teaching For Transitions

A sectoral focus on the enhancement theme ‘Teaching for Transition’ 2013-2015

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Assessment OF/FOR/AS Learning

A sectoral focus on the enhancement theme ‘Assessment of/for/as Learning’ 2016-2018

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Teaching and Learning Enhancement within Disciplines

Supporting enhancements based on the particular requirements, disciplinary cultures and contexts of individual academic subject areas

DELTA Framework

Strengthening networks of practitioners in academic disciplines and supporting impact on the teaching within disciplines

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DELTA Awards

Celebrating excellence in teaching and learning within the disciplines and commitment to an ongoing, clearly articulated, shared process of continued enhancement

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Erasmus+ DELTA Scholarship

Upcoming initiative, which will support international visits to share best practice and recognise enhancement of teaching and learning within disciplines

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National Forum Resource Hub

Welcome to the National Forum Resource Hub. Here you will find access to a range of resources created through the work of the Forum, in collaboration with the sector.

These resources are designed to inform, guide and support those interested in teaching and learning enhancement in higher level education. The National Forum provides accessible resources that underpin the work of teaching and learning enhancement and will be of interest many groups, including students, lecturers, those who teach, researchers etc.