Register now for CPD module on Higher Education Policy

Posted: 9 October, 2014

Would you like to know more about HE policy development within a national and international context? Heard about the Hunt report, Bologna Process and HEA Institutional performance compacts but not sure how they might impact upon local strategic decisions and resourcing and the quality of learning and teaching?


A 10 ECTS Continuing Professional Development course on Higher Education Policy begins on Tuesday 21 October.  The course is offered by the Learning Teaching and Technology Centre (LTTC), now based in Aungier Street, and runs for six weeks.  A strong panel of speakers includes

Muiris O’Connor (Head of Policy and Strategic Planning, Higher Education Authority),

Professor Brian Norton, (President of DIT),

Orla Christle (Senior Policy Analyst, National Office for Access into Higher Education), 

Lewis Purser, (Director, Academic Affairs, Irish Universities Association),

Brigid McManus, (former Secretary General, Dept. of Education & Skills),

Professor Ellen Hazelkorn, (Policy Advisor to the Higher Education Authority, 

Professor Sarah Moore (Chair, National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning)

Sessions run between 10am – 1pm on Tuesdays : 21st Oct., 4th Nov., 11th Nov., 18th Nov., 25th Nov. & 2nd Dec. for 6 weeks (lunchtime seminar from 1 – 2pm on 28th Oct.)

This Continuing Professional Development short course provides participants with an opportunity to develop a personal perspective on a selected range of HE issues through a series of interactive seminars with key policy makers.  Credits from the module can contribute towards the MA(Higher Education).

The closing date for applications is October 14th - to apply, please use the online application form at:

Further details on Continuing Professional Development courses are available on our website at:

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