Janet holds a MSc. in Digital Education from the University of Edinburgh and undergraduate qualifications in Science from UCD (BSc.) and IT Sligo. Janet focused on game-based learning in the workplace as part of her MSc. Dissertation and is due to begin a PhD. with Trinity College Dublin in 2020.
Janet brings over 15 years of industry experience to Learnovate. She has worked in Learning & Development with the Coca-Cola Company and Abbott Diagnostics Division, as well as implementing a number of innovative learning solutions as Education Manager with Lionbridge Technologies.
Her role in the Learnovate Centre is to work with clients and members to apply best practices in relation to learning theory and learning design.
Training the Healthcare Professional of the Future: The Pepreco Project
Genetic profiling has been identified as a major growth area in healthcare. PEPRECO will develop training for a new kind of professional, called a Personalised Prevention Counsellor, a health coach who can help clients with decisions involved in commercial preventive genetic testing.
Janet's talk with Kelly Stewart, University of Maastricht, will cover the scope of the project and the innovation methodologies we used to ensure the needs of our learners are being addressed through the PEPRECO course.