Sunday May 31, 2020

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...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader



Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.



€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.




90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Share this post

Related Stories

Sextech creates a platform for gender equality and diversity in sex education while challenging negative perceptions of how sex and sexuality are presented

Caroline West | 1 week ago

Steorn was the start-up that claimed it could create free energy using magnets, and tried to prove it for 15 years and €23 million. In his new book, The Impossible Dream, Barry J Whyte traces the company’s journey from maverick upstart to spectacular flame-out. In this excerpt, he meets co-founder Shaun McCarthy, who candidly examines his own vision, errors, and legacy

Barry J Whyte | 3 weeks ago

Business Post Tech Editor Emmet Ryan is joined by Michael Conway of Renaissance and Gary Robinson of Uleska for a discussion about security issues for businesses during lockdown. The lockdown security podcast is sponsored by Renaissance

Emmet Ryan | 1 month ago