A Current Overview of Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) in Irish Higher Education
Benefit of this resource and how to make the best use of it
This report details an exploration of the current practice relating to the recognition of prior learning in Irish higher education. The research includes a review of the published policies of higher education institutions, their public-facing information as well as an analysis of the details of the mission-based performance compacts outlining goals and objectives for higher education institutions from 2014 to 2016.
In-depth interviews with practitioners in higher education institutions were conducted to explore the implementation of RPL in practice. An exploration of processes relating to identification, evidencing, assessment, and recognition of experiential learning by selected employer professional bodies was undertaken.
Show your students maths at work outside the classroom in Maths Week
This October, show your students how maths is relevant to their everyday lives with I’m a Mathematician!
Connect your students with people working in a diverse range of careers which use maths in this student-led enrichment activity.
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This seminar presented an overview of current policy, research and practice relating to student wellbeing in higher education and how the curriculum can be leveraged to enhance wellbeing. It showcased a range of innovative curricular wellbeing initiatives in UCC and MTU.
ARK provides practical resources and know-how to support a range of institutional staff to be more accessible in their roles, and supports colleges and centres to consider a whole institution approach to digital accessibility, meet their legal obligations, boost accessibility compliance, and provide a better digital experience for all.
The toolkit is a set of 8 modules, delivered and accessible asynchronously, online, incorporating elements of information literacy, critical thinking and academic writing skills to allow students prepare for and complete an assignment in line with best practice in academic integrity.