Update for week of 06 February 2017

Widening Participation Showcase

Come along on Friday to hear from colleagues about initiatives undertaken in 2016 to support the widening participation agenda in DIT.

Last year DIT funded €25,000 worth of Widening Participation projects and a new call will be issued in 2017 for new project proposals. Are you interested in learning more, or in applying? If so, come along to the showcase, consultation and action planning event on Widening Participation and Engagement on this Friday from 1 – 4pm, light lunch included. Find out about last year’s projects and help shape the forthcoming Widening Participation funding call and Teaching Fellowship call.

Location: Courtyard Restaurant, DIT Aungier St

Date and time: Friday 10 February, 1-4pm (including lunch)

Programme will include:

- Lunch and networking activities.

- WP annual fund projects – presentations and discussion/brainstorming session

- Presentation on opportunities and supports for staff to build (or further develop) Widening Participation/Access and Civic Engagement into their everyday work

- Exploration of the possibilities for building Widening Participation approaches into the forthcoming call for Teaching Fellowship projects

To book: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/widening-participation-networking-event-tickets-31409338176– booking closes on 7 February 2017

For more information: contact Dolores Hill – Dolores.hill@dit.ie