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Third-level courses must adapt to EdTech needs

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

21st June, 2015
Mary Moloney of the CoderDojo Foundation; Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton; Dr Martyn Farrows of the Learnovate centre; and Gearoid Mooney of Enterprise Ireland

Irish third-level institutions need to adapt their courses to help provide more staff to the educational technology (EdTech) sector, according to Dr Martyn Farrows, director of the Learnovate centre at Trinity College Dublin.

“The biggest problem is identifying people with the right skills to work in the industry. That’s a challenge for our third-level institutions, but we have an ecosystem that already exists. It’s now a case of ensuring we grow that, and we have...

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