Insights from Learnovate

Enjoy insights including in-depth interviews and podcasts from Learnovate Centre researchers, members and international experts in the future of learning and work.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Blog: Learnovate Thought Leaders Circle – 23 February 2023

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.