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Newcomers Webinar

Newcomers Webinar

Join us on the 13th of December for a thought-provoking webinar on the value of #RPL in integrating newcomers into higher education. We have a distinguished group of speakers who will provide insight from a policymaker, practitioner and learner's perspective. #YourLearningCounts #RPLForNewcomers

DOWNLOAD LINK: You can view the entire webinar on our YouTube Channel here

Download presentations from the event here or click on the speaker's name below


William Beausang, Assistant Secretary at the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science
Waed Al Kuteifan, Chairperson Phoenix Foundation
Carme Royo, Executive Director of EUCEN
Charlotte Byrne, Education Officer Irish Refugee Council
Deirdre Goggin, RPL/WBL Research & Development at Munster Technological University
Dr Jean-Marie Filloque, Lifelong Learning Expert
Andrina Wafer, Head of International Mobility and Prior Learning, QQI
Dr Rose Ryan, Director of Access Maynooth University
Dr Jim Murray, Director of Development, QQI
Grace Edge, Project Director of the National RPL Project

The webinar explores the role and benefits of ‘Recognition of Prior Learning’ (RPL) in integrating newcomers in higher education and raises awareness and understanding about the application of RPL in higher education. It will bring experts together to situate RPL within the wider context of activity to integrate newcomers into higher education, including NARIC Ireland (National Academic Recognition Information Centre) and the National Student and Researcher (NSR) Helpdesk.


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