HECA Conference 2015

CCT was proud to host the annual Higher Education Colleges Association (HECA) annual conference on March 24, 2015. The programme can be accessed here, and below are photos, information and videos (coming soon) of various sessions throughout the day.

Welcome, Neil Gallagher, Director, CCT

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Welcome, Donal Quill, Chair of HECA

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Opening Address, Mary Doyle, Deputy Secretary General, Department of Education and Skills

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Keynote Address, Paul Sweetman, Director ICT Ireland – IBEC

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Senator Seán Barrett, Ph.D., FTCD

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Public Perception Survey: Conor Crean, Sponge IT

Commentary: Professor Diarmuid Hegarty, President of Griffith College and Dr Marcella Finnerty, Chief Executive IICP/VCS

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Session B: Teaching & Learning Committee

Dr Martin Fitzgerald, Chair of EDIN – HECA/EDIN research project: CPD for Part-time Educators

 

Dr Eileen Buckley-Dhoot – HECA & CEEN Enterprise Engagement in Entrrepreneurship Education (EEE) Pathways and Supports Project

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Dr Terry Maguire, Director, National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching & Learning –

The National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching & Learning in Higher Education: Current Priorities and Future Directions

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Keynote Address: Peter Williams, Chair of British Accreditation Council – Perspectives on Private Higher Education – the UK Experience

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Graduate Panel Discussion: Brian Mooney, Conference Chair and HECA Alumni

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Closing Address: Mary Sheridan, Head of Provider Relations, Quality and Qualifications Ireland –

Issues and Opportunities for Private Higher Education

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Closing Remarks: Donal Quill, Chair of HECA

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More photos from the day:

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HECA Appointment

Appointment of HECA representative on HEA’s National Survey of Employers’ views of Irish Further Education and Training and Higher Education outcomes

Donal Quill, Chairperson of HECA has been appointed as HECA’s representative on HEA’s National Survey of Employers’ views of Irish Further Education and Training and Higher Education outcomes.

National Seminar Series 2014

Webinar

Date: June 26th 2014

Time: 11am-12pm

Target Audience: All those interested in submitting a funding proposal to the Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund in response to the current call for proposals

The webinar will:

• discuss the key actionable steps and criteria that underpin the current call for funding

• demonstrate the interface to be used for all proposals

• provide an overview of the evaluation and selection process

• provide an opportunity to address queries from the sector on any aspect of the call

Please note: If you have a particular query that you would like to be addressed as part of this webinar. Please forward your query to info@teachingandlearning.ie as soon as possible.

The webinar will be recorded and will be made available on the National Forum Website www.teachingandlearning.ie

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