EdTech experts The Learnovate Centre — one of Europe’s leading research centres in learning technologies — felt the pulse of second-level teachers across the country last week to see how they were adapting to remote teaching.

Nessa McEniff, Learnovate Centre Director

The Learnovate Centre – one of Europe’s leading research centres in learning technologies – has announced EdTech expert Nessa McEniff as its new Centre Director. Nessa will lead and manage all applied research, collaboration, commercialisation, business development and operations activities in the Centre.

Chatbots of the future will be used to mark student exams and deliver learning programmes at work, our event on chatbots in Dublin was told by a panel of Chatbot experts.

Learning Technology Events

From experiencing inspiring industry experts in person, learning more about trends in our field, meeting suppliers and networking with peers, there are many reasons to get yourself to key learning technology events in 2020.  There are some key events for the learning technology industry this year both in Ireland and abroad. We have handpicked the best of them for you below.

Chatbots for Workplace Learning

Join us at Huckletree on Thursday, 6 February from 8am to 9.15am for our latest Rise & Learn breakfast event on using chatbots in learning and development.

Join us at the ICDE World Conference on Online Learning at Dublin’s Convention Centre on 6 & 7 November. Enjoy a Learnovate-sponsored masterclass on storytelling for business and leadership impact at the conference.

Career-FIT PLUS Fellowships – applications now open. Do you have a project that could benefit from a fully funded Marie Curie Career-FIT Research Fellow?

Join us at The Learnovation Summit 2019 on Tuesday, 1 October in Croke Park, Dublin – the largest learning innovation in Ireland with 25+ speakers and three streams on leading, learning and innovation.

Virtual Reality Headset

Join us at the Alex Hotel on Tuesday, 30 May from 8am to 9.15am for our latest ‘Rise & Learn’ breakfast event on building immersive learning experiences with virtual reality (VR).

Following two years of significant growth, Owen White, Director of The Learnovate Centre in Trinity College Dublin (pictured above), has decided to move on. In a carefully-managed handover process, Peter Hamilton has been appointed as Interim Centre Director. The Centre Steering Committee will initiate the selection process for a permanent director.