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DkIT welcomes applications for funded Student Champions Project

21 March 2023

Applications are invited for funded Student Champions scholarship roles at Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT). This is a fixed-term NTUTORR Student Champion role for the period June 2023 – May 2024. These scholarships offer students the opportunity to learn and develop skills in one of the key priority areas in addition to developing leadership, collaboration and communication. Each award is supported by a €3,000 bursary.

The Technological University sector is currently looking to recruit 100 Student Champions for the NTUTORR national project. 

About the Role

This is a part-time position, and involves 100 hours over one academic year (approx. 10 hours per month) as a NTUTORR Student Champion. The role of the NTUTORR student champion is to develop student engagement and empowerment in their local university/institute.

Student Champions will engage with the development of an initiative under one of the NTUTORR thematic areas:

  • Academic Integrity
  • Digital Transformation in Teaching and Learning
  • Education for Sustainability
  • Employability
  • Equality Diversity & Inclusion (EDI)
  • Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

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How to Apply

The closing date for applications is the 31st March 2023. To apply, please visit the link below and upload the following:

  • An up-to-date two-page Curriculum Vitae
  • A Personal statement (not more than 500 words) clearly outlining the NTUTORR theme you are most interested in, how you can contribute to the NTUTORR Student Champion programme and how this experience will support your own personal development.

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About the National NTUTOR Project 

The Technological University sector is currently looking to recruit 100 Student Champions for the NTUTORR national project is supported by a €3,000 bursary.

The NTUTORR programme is designed to transform learning, teaching and assessment by focussing on transforming the student experience and developing the capabilities of all staff to address a sustainable pedagogical and learning environment with particular and critical focus on digital transformation, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI).  The national programme of work of the project is designed to enable and leverage digital transformations to achieve sustainable and long-lasting change in the higher education student experience. The programme aims to implement and utilise digital technologies and platforms in a manner which will enable and empower students and staff to enhance and develop their higher education experience. The goal is to empower those who teach to integrate appropriate digital technologies into their own pedagogies, teaching & learning, and assessment practices in effective and meaningful ways.

The student champions will have a direct impact on the future development of the TU sector and the student learning experience.

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  • Moira Maguire
  • Head of Learning and Teaching at DkIT