Many important innovations have taken place in the fields of learning and teaching in recent years across the Irish universities, some of which are highlighted below. These innovations are linked to European and international developments, where Irish universities play an active role in a variety of relevant networks. For information about the Bologna Process and its influence on Irish learning and teaching, please click here. For further information regarding how Irish universities use their international links to enhance learning and teaching, please click here.
University Centres for Teaching & Learning
All Universities have centres for innovation and excellence in Teaching and Learning. These centres exist to foster a culture of excellence in teaching and learning; and to promote methods that encourage active learner engagement and critical thinking. They maintain close links with partner higher education institutions in Ireland and internationally. Please click on any of the links below to find out more:
- DCU Learning Innovation Unit
- NUIG Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)
- NUIM Centre for Teaching and Learning
- TCD Centre for Academic Practice and eLearning (CAPSL)
- UCC Academic Support: Teaching and Learning
- UCD Centre for Teaching and Learning
- UL Centre for Teaching and Learning
For examples of the professional development activities these University Centres provide for university staff, please click here
They also provide information and resources to support student learning.