Celebrate International Day of Education - apply for the NTUTORR Fellowship Programme

Published: 23 Jan, 2023

The United Nations (UN) General Assembly proclaimed January 24th as International Day of Education, in celebration of the role of education for peace and development. Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Goal 4 ‘Quality Education’ is fundamental for the development of sustainable societies and contributes to the achievement of all 17 SDGs.

Through quality education, TU Dublin students, graduates and staff are equipped with the skills and knowledge to contribute to the building of a resilient the future for all. TU Dublin’s Strategic Intent is underpinned by the key SDG 4, and the three pillars of People, Partnership and Planet inform our approach to educational, research and engagement practices, ensuring that TU Dublin delivers real change, innovation and impact for society.

Are you passionate about Quality Education and have ideas that could enhance the student experience at TU Dublin?

The National Technological University Transformation for Resilience and Recovery (NTUTORR) project aims to deliver transformative change for the technological Higher Education sector. The project will transform the student experience and address key challenges arising out of the pandemic including:

  • Equality
  • Access
  • Digital literacy
  • Community empowerment
  • Climate action

NTUTORR have recently launched the Students as Partners in Innovation Fellowship Programme, as an opportunity for students and staff to collaborate on projects that improve the student experience within their own institutions. As part of the fellowship programme, NTUTORR are seeking applications from student and staff teams OR individual students. Projects will take a ‘Students as Partners’ approach and will address the following themes:

  • Digital Transformation in Teaching & Learning
  • Education for Sustainability
  • Equality, Diversity & Inclusion
  • Universal Design for Learning
  • Academic Integrity and Assessment

Projects might be focused on a specific module, programme or discipline or might be campus or institute-wide.  Each project must address at least one of the themes below and should result in a positive change that can be sustained.  

  1. Digital Transformation in Teaching and Learning  
  2. Education for Sustainability   
  3. Equality, Diversity & Inclusion  
  4. Universal Design for Learning (UDL) 
  5. Academic Integrity and Assessment   


How many fellowships and how to apply? 

  • 100 Student as Partners Fellowship Projects in the Irish TU sector worth up to €5,000 each. 
  • Students and staff who have a proposal for a project they would like to work on together can apply through the online application form. 
  • Students who don’t have a staff partner but would like to be part of a project can also apply through the online application form and express interest in engaging with the programme. 
  • Application form: apply now.
  • Closing date is January 30th, 2023.
  • For FAQs, Masterclass registration and application form can be accessed on www.thea.ie/NTUTORR 
  • Further queries can be sent to: ntutorr@thea.ie

Apply now!