The National Institute for Digital Learning (NIDL) aims to be a world leader at the forefront of designing, implementing and evaluating contemporary models of digital, blended and online learning. We have a mission of transforming lives and societies through listening, linking and leading for a better future.
The NIDL is committed to providing strategic leadership, building strong communities of practice, and enabling and contributing to world-class research. We support a comprehensive suite of professional development opportunities in digital, blended and online learning from workshops to advanced postgraduate and doctoral study.
Additionally the NIDL is committed to promoting access to university-level online degrees and qualifications through DCU Connected and a suite of free online short courses through Ireland's Open Learning Academy wherever you live. We have particular expertise in the research-informed design of high quality courses for digital, blended and online learning. Our staff are highly regarded for their research expertise, postgraduate supervision and practical experience in the schooling and higher education sectors, and play major leadership roles in leading publications and national and international professional bodies.