16 January 2024 - Navigating The RPL Journey: Engaging Employers
Join us for:
'Navigating the RPL Journey: Engaging with Employers'
This is a unique opportunity to hear from distinguished guest speakers across enterprise and higher education, providing case studies of RPL in action both in Ireland and internationally.
Date: Tuesday 16th January 2024
Venue: TU Dublin's East Quad, Grangegorman, D07 XFF2, Dublin 7
See parking and public transport information below.
Time: 9:00am to 13:00pm
Technological University of Dublin’s Enterprise Academy together with the National Recognition of Prior Learning in Higher Education Project invite you to explore and discuss:
how higher education staff are using RPL to address a range of challenges faced by employers, including skills gaps and talent development, and;
why this work is critically important for developing career pathways and life-long learning opportunities.
The event keynote speaker Dr. Balzhan Orazbayeva of the University Industry Innovation Network (UIIN) will present Positioning RPL in the Landscape of Higher Education & University-Business Cooperation.
Other guest speakers include:
Claire Mc Gee, IBEC - Head of Education and Innovation Policy
Hugh McAtamney, TU Dublin Enterprise Academy with Screen Ireland
Susan Forseille, Director of Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition, Thompson Rivers University, Canada
Guest Panellists from Higher Education and Enterprise discussing RPL implementation, Assessment, and Quality Assurance, and success factors of RPL.
Learn from case studies:
1. TU Dublin and Fís Éireann / Screen Ireland
2. A Perspective from Canada on RPL
This unique event aims to ‘deep dive’ into the practicalities and success factors from a higher education perspective as well as hearing about demand-side drivers from employers.
This event may be of interest for those working in:
upskilling and reskilling
recruitment and admissions
The University's Grangegorman Campus is located in Dublin 7, about 1 km from Dublin City Centre. The campus is surrounded to the south-east by Smithfield, to the west by Stoneybatter, north by Cabra, to the north and east by Phibsborough / Broadstone. Eircode is D07 H6K8
View location on Google Maps.
The Grangegorman Campus is car-free, and there are no parking spaces available to students or visitors.
Pay & Display spaces are available in the North Circular Road and the Park House car parks. The University has also agreed on a special all-day rate of €9 per day in the Parkrite car park in Smithfield, and a validator is installed in Rathdown House.
TU Dublin Grangegorman is easily accessible by bus or Luas. The TU Dublin website had a list of bus routes and information on time tables.
Grangegorman is just a few Luas stops from O'Connell Street, and the quickest way to get to campus is by taking the Green Line Luas. Broadstone - University or Grangegorman stops are closest to the campus.
If you are near the Red Line, you can also take that to the Smithﬁeld stop, and Grangegorman is just a ten-minute walk away.