Many important innovations have taken place in the fields of learning and teaching in recent years across the Irish universities. Some of 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 learning & teaching:
All universities have centres for learning and teaching. These centres work to foster a culture of excellence in learning and teaching, and to promote innovative 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 the university links below to find out more:
- DCU Teaching Enhancement Unit (TEU);
- NUI Galway Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT);
- Maynooth University 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 (CTL).
For examples of the professional development activities these university centres provide for staff, please click here.
They also provide information and resources to support student learning.