EDEN 2023 Annual Conference in Dublin 18th June

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On 18th & 19th June Learnovate researchers Janet Benson & Ilse White, as well as Snr. Business Development Manager Linda Waters attended the EDEN (European Distance and E-learning Network Conference) held this year in St. Patrick’s Campus, DCU.
Meet the Patrons Q&A with Head of Public Sector at AWS Mark Finlay

Meet the Patrons Q&A with Head of Public Sector at AWS Mark Finlay

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As part of The Learnovate Centre’s Meet the Patrons series, we speak to Mark Finlay who is Head of Public Sector for AWS, a company that provides services in cloud technology solutions in areas including compute, data storage, data analytics, machine learning and security. 

Inside Learning Podcast with Jason Haddock – VR as a Teaching Tool

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Jason Haddock is CEO of Sozo Labs, which incorporates VR into education and training. In a wide-ranging discussion, Jason shares how Technology is pushing many aspects of the world to new heights, yet it seems education is being left behind. Traditional learning methods are outdated and uninspiring, and the adverse effects in schools and workplaces are apparent. VR can potentially be a game-changer in modern education.

Meet the Patrons Q&A with Strategic Partnership Manager at Skillnet Ireland Michelle Thompson

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As part of Learnovate’s Meet the Patrons series, we speak to Michelle Thompson, Strategic Partnership Manager at Skillnet Ireland, the national workforce development agency of the Government of Ireland.

Inside Learning Podcast with Marc Ramos – Generative AI in Learning

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Cornerstone’s Chief Learning Officer, Marc Ramos has created a 2×2 matrix for how people can think differently about generative AI. The matrix reviews applications for this technology through the lens of both risk and demand. Marc believes that if Language Learning Models (LLMs) can be tailored to train on smaller pools of private corporate knowledge while retaining their conversational spark, much potential will be unlocked.
Meet the Patrons Q&A with CEO at ESI Alan Maguire

Meet the Patrons Q&A with CEO at ESI Alan Maguire

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As part of Learnovate’s Meet the Patrons series, we speak to Alan Maguire, the co-founder and CEO of ESI, a professional development company responding to increasing global demand from employers for commercial sales talent with a suite of certified skills training courses delivered via its Growth+ digital learning solution.

Inside Learning Podcast with Dr. Joanne Banks – Blended Learning Schools, a Universal Design Approach

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Dr. Joanne Banks discusses the history of special education in Ireland and shares highlights of the Blended Learning in Schools: A Universal Design Approach (Erasmus+ UDL-BOE project).

Inside Learning Podcast with Anthonie Wurth – Nudging New Behaviours

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This month we are joined by Anthonie Wurth a former Olympic Judo champion who used his knowledge of behaviour skills in learning and behaviour change. He founded and sold the company Mindmarker and is now the founder of www.mynewbehavior.com.

Blog: Learnovate Thought Leaders Circle – 23 February 2023

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Learnovate’s Thought Leaders Circle meeting brings together a wide range of senior executives from the 25 Patron Members of the Learnovate Centre. Every quarter, they come together for an online networking event where the latest trends in learning and development are discussed and analysed.

Inside Learning Podcast with Janet Benson – Rethinking Remote Onboarding

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In this episode, Janet and our host Aidan McCullen take an in-depth look at remote onboarding with lots of tips on how it should be done. With Janet's background in L&D and her extensive research in this area over the last number of years, she brings insights that are relevant to all aspects of onboarding. Aidan also contributes his own experiences with his new hires and his own approach which he has honed over the years.

Inside Learning Podcast with Rosan Bosch – Play to Learn, Designing for Uncertainty

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Rosan Bosch is the founder and creative director of Rosan Bosch Studio, designing state-of-the-art learning landscapes built for wonder, motivation and creativity. In this episode Rosan discusses her "6 principles for creating stimulating and motivational environments for learning". She also takes us through "10 golden rules of supporting human development in learning situations".

Meet the Patrons Q&A with Chief Product Officer at ETU Dr. Conor Gaffney

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As part of Learnovate’s Meet the Patrons series, we speak to Dr. Conor Gaffney, Chief Product Officer at ETU, an Irish technology firm specializing in immersive learning and simulation-based training for companies in the professional services, tech, finance, and life sciences sectors.