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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.

In this session we will look at some of the key research completed by the Learnovate team and discuss some of the potential solutions to address the issues. We will also examine the potential effect the latest developments in AI might have on learner engagement as well as motivation. We want you, the audience to share your own theories and predictions in this space and help drive the conversation.

Learning Signals Survey

Learnovate are delighted to launch a new survey ‘Learning Signals’. The new annual survey will track the latest practices in K12, corporate and informal learning.

2023 is the ‘European Year of Skills’. As skills are high on Learnovate’s research agenda, we are taking this opportunity to delve into this very topical issue for organisations at all levels. We are going to take a look at what is needed, what is being done and how we can find out more about the solutions to future-proof organisations.

Pictured at the launch of a €400,000 project to create a unique national platform that develops core digital and data skills for Ireland’s workforce: Mark Jordan, Chief Strategy Officer, Skillnet Ireland; Simon Harris, Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science; Nessa McEniff, Director, The Learnovate Centre, Trinity College Dublin; Aisling Soden, Talent Manager, Talent, Transformation & Innovation, IDA Ireland; Shane Heraty, Managing Director, Scotland & Ireland at Cisco.

A unique national skills platform — which will be the first of its kind in Ireland — is being developed by a partnership of public and private organisations to help close Ireland’s digital skills gap.

We are delighted to kick off the 2023 series of Link & Learn webinars with a look into “Innovation in L&D Systems”. Senior Corporate Learning Researcher in Learnovate Ilse White, share her thoughts on the research about the latest developments, biggest challenges and opportunities of leveraging technology across business, education and public service. In addition she will highlight some best practice around understanding your organisation’s infrastructure and policies around bringing in (new) technology. The panel discussion will be chaired by the Head of Product Innovation at Learning Pool, Lindsey Coode, who has a huge amount of experience in this space and will delve further into the subject with a panel of experts.