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The Association and Institutes Awards celebrate the most innovative individuals and companies driving excellence in Ireland’s business sector. Learnovate were delighted to win the Best Membership Services Award at their 2024 ceremony which was held in the Crowne Plaza in Santry. It was also a huge surprise to be nominated for the Excellence Award which featured 7 organisations chosen from the 54 entrants on the night.

Paul Hederman, Olgu Saglik, Lisa Hampel

Learnovate has launched a Work Ready Graduate Programme (WRGP) to help companies in Ireland deploy state-of-the-art learning technology solutions. The programme places graduates with Learnovate member companies for 12 months where they receive real-world work experience in the learning technology sector.

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This event, hosted by the Adapt Centre and Learnovate, will provide an opportunity for educators, researchers, and industry professionals to explore the dynamic interplay between generative artificial intelligence and modern education. Speakers will examine how tools like ChatGPT, Bard, and Claude are reshaping learning, offering unprecedented personalisation and interactivity in educational experiences.

AI is revolutionising education by optimising resources, tailoring learning experiences, and facilitating remote education, markedly decreasing environmental impact.  This transformative movement is boosting efficiency, accessibility, and sustainability throughout the education sector.  Yet, integrating AI into education isn’t without its sustainability challenges.

The Learnovate Centre is delighted to announce that it has secured €9.6m funding from Enterprise Ireland and IDA Ireland as the technology centre focuses on supporting Irish companies develop technology solutions to address Ireland’s emerging skills gaps.

Pictured at the EdTech Accelerator Pitch Day in Amazon Web Services (AWS) in Dublin last night were Stephen Bonney, AWS; Joe Fernandez, founder of ALPACA, the winner; and Linda Waters, Learnovate. The new EdTech Accelerator was organised by The Learnovate Centre in Trinity College Dublin in partnership with AWS.

ALPACA has been announced as the overall winner of the new EdTech Accelerator Programme from The Learnovate Centre in Trinity College Dublin and Amazon Web Services (AWS). ALPACA is a game-based tool that identifies potential reading issues in children earlier, saving teaching resources and enabling early intervention

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Join us as we discuss the innovation and funding support that Learnovate provides, hear success stories from Learnovate Members and get lots of practical advice on how to start your innovation funding journey.

Students at Edmund Rice College in Phoenix Park in Dublin, one of the schools taking part in the EU-funded Teacher Digital Content Creation Competencies (TD3C) study led by The Learnovate Centre and the School of Education in Trinity College Dublin. 80 teachers and 4,000 students from across Europe are taking part in the €400,000 project to help teachers create digital learning content for use in the classroom.

A new €400,000 European project will help teachers create digital learning content for use in the classroom. TD3C (Teacher Digital Content Creation Competencies) is co-funded by Erasmus+, the EU and Léargas, the Irish national agency managing programmes in youth work, education, and training. The project will run from October 2023 to March 2026.

Our final Link & Learn webinar is going to take a look back at the year that was! What a transformation in the world of EdTech with the explosion of AI in 2023. We wanted to take this opportunity to look back at the big changes, advancements and red flags that have been part of the conversation all year.

Picture of launch of IntegrityIQ in Trinity College Dublin.

With the support of Learnovate, IntegrityIQ will develop an AI-driven integrity platform to address costly ethics and compliance issues in global corporations.