The National Institute for Digital Learning (NIDL) consists of over 40 core academic and professional colleagues distributed across DCU and includes two affiliated units:

Teaching Enhancement Unit

• DCU Design Studio

The Teaching Enhancement Unit offers strategically targeted development services that promote innovation and academic excellence in using blended on-line and digital (BOLD) learning for students primarily studying on campus. It also supports a range of core teaching enhancement services and provides leadership in managing Loop and DCU’s 21st Century Digital Campus. The Unit is known as a hub of expertise in supporting teaching enhancement nationally and internationally, as evidenced by its leading role in the annual UK/Ireland Moodle Moot. 


The DCU Design Studio provides a team of learning designers who support DCU staff in designing and developing their modules, programmes and micro-credentials for online and blended delivery. 




 Leading at the Edge of Innovation