Authentic student engagement


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The Irish National Student Engagement Programme has produced a for authentic student engagement in decision-making. It lists the following drivers of student engagement:


  • ·      A culture of students as partners
  • ·      The institution as a site of democratic citizenship
  • ·      The institution as an inclusive learning community
  • ·      A culture of institutional reflection and enhancement

There are five principles associated with student engagement: dialogue, building trust, equity and inclusivity, empowerment and students as co-creators. Five enablers of student engagement are: capacity building, institutional approaches, supportive policies and practices, communities of practice and sustainability.

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