This online event held on 7 May 2020 takes place at a time of unprecedented global challenge in which the importance of confident, supported engagement with digital technology has become clear to all.
Benefit of this resource and how to make the best use of it
The National Forum, in partnership with higher education institutions across the country, held an online launch of the INDEx Report on 7 May 2020.
In autumn 2019, as part of the Irish National Digital Experience (INDEx) Survey, 25,484 students and 4,445 staff who teach across 34 Irish higher education institutions shared their digital experiences in order to inform and influence the future enhancement of digital teaching and learning in Irish higher education. The tagline for the INDEx Survey, ‘Let’s see where we are so we can build our future together’, reflected the collaborative and focused intentions behind the Survey.
During a time of great change, the INDEx Survey findings provide a unique record of the digital experiences of a diverse range of students and staff in higher education nationally ‚Äì an important benchmark for our sector.
Your Brainpower is a free, online, self-paced course, focusing on harnessing the power and potential of adolescent [age 10 – 24 years] brain and behaviour for enhanced learning, wellbeing, and student success in higher education.
Throughout this workbook students are asked to engage with the PCs Graduate Attribute & Mindsets Framework via a suite of activities or exercises. This engagement will provide students with the language of skills and attributes best suited to job application and success.
This Facilitator Checklist has been compiled from our experience as facilitators delivering the PACT Open Course with the National Forum. From our reflection, we created this resource to aid fellow facilitators save time and outlined key pre-Course, during-Course, and post-Course activities essential to the smooth running of all Open Courses.
Via the lens of graduate attribute development this toolkit highlights best examples of employability activities for higher education curriculum. Designed to enhance employability skills development as class activities and module assessments, namely via the Employability Superfoods, lecturers can enhance students’ employability learning with ease.