Aspects of the REAP project have been presented by the team at a number of national and international conferences and events, as outlined below:
EUA L&T Bilbao Conference
REAP project member Sinead Spain participated in the #EUALearnTeach Forum “On site, online, on point?”, organised by @euatweets. This took place on 17&18 February 2022. For more information visit: https://bit.ly/LTforum2022 and find out more about developments in learning & teaching at European universities. Sinead’s presentation begins at 17 minutes 16 seconds on the video timeline.
ILTA Winter Conference 2022 – Digital Education: from slideshow to centre stage January 13-14
VIT&L Week – National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning
(November 5th to 12th 2021)
Valuing Ireland’s Teaching & Learning (VIT&L) Week is to consider how we value teaching and learning and what the future of education will look like for the students of tomorrow.
Developing a Best Practice Framework for Engaging External Practitioners and Tutors (online event)
This online presentation will discuss the REAP project’s experience of evaluating, adapting and applying the BLASST framework to a local Irish context as a tool for evaluation of current practice and guiding plans to work towards best practice in the engagement of external/practitioner tutors.
Valuing and enhancing the teaching of external practitioner tutors in HEIs (online event)
This presentation discusses the discusses the development process of two short online courses to address these challenges and to meet the needs of the practitioner tutors.
VIT&L Poster case study
“A community of practice approach to building capacity for teaching on blended programmes”.
Valuing and enhancing the teaching of external practitioner tutors in HEIs
EADTU – European Association of Distance Teaching Conference
The Innovating Higher Education (I·HE) conference focuses on trends and high impact factors in global and European higher education. This year’s theme is: ‘Higher Education in the new normal: the role of online, blended and distance learning’. November 3-5.
2020 University-Industry Interaction Conference UIIN June 11th.
The REAP project hosted a workshop based on the Conference Sub-theme: University-Industry Partnerships: A holistic perspective:
- How to develop and nurture strategic partnerships between university and industry
- Embedding external engagement into the strategies and activities of university and industry
- Models and methods to strengthen the external engagement potential of universities and industry
Members of the REAP project presented at the ICEP conference in the University of Limerick on the 13th of December 2019. Below is a poster they used during the presentation which is also available to download (below).
The Hellin Conference ( took place in Waterford IT in December of 2019 and was the first conference we presented at. Below are a few pictures of the conference taking place along with the PowerPoint presentation that was used for the REAP presentation.