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This Postgraduate Certificate in Third Level Learning and Teaching is located in the Faculty of Academic Affairs in the Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) and is aimed at new and existing academic staff in third level institutions in the Republic of Ireland, including lecturers, librarians, and academic support staff, the latter two having responsibility for teaching in their areas. It was initially offered in 2000, and is continuing apace today, with currently over 90 academic staff having successfully graduated from the programme. The lecturers have been drawn from within DIT and a number of higher education institutions throughout the Republic of Ireland, and a wide variety of subject disciplines in the Applied Arts, Science, Tourism and Food, Engineering, the Built Environment and Business have been represented. There is also a variation in terms of teaching spectrum ranging from lecturers working on apprenticeship courses to those involved in undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes.
Donnelly, R., & Fitzmaurice, M. (2007) The Use of Teaching Portfolios for Academic Professional Development in Teaching Portfolio Practice in Ireland : A Handbook (pp.112-120) Dublin: Centre for Academic Practice and Student Learning (CAPSL); Trinity College Dublin.