In conjunction with establishing a presence in Ireland, City & Guilds Kineo, the leading learning solutions provider, has announced they will join the prestigious Learnovate Centre.The Learnovate Centre is a Trinity College Dublin hosted research centre of excellence for innovation in learning technologies. The research is focused on investigating areas of interest to the 30+ members from the Learning and Educational Technologies industry.
The membership of Learnovate ranges from High Potential Start-ups to Multi-national Corporations like Microsoft and Intel. The common strand through this membership is a passion to improve learning. City & Guilds Kineo has a track record of innovation and sharing projects. Most recently these include
- Creation of Adapt, a framework for multi-device responsive elearning design
- Open sourcing of the Adapt framework to benefit the whole industry, with several elearning companies now partnering in its development
- Co-development of Totara LMS, a distribution of Moodle that is open source for business
- Development of a Mobile version of Moodle to benefit the LMS user community
- Over 50 reports and guides on learning technologies, freely available from its website
Learnovate Centre Director Martyn Farrows said “City & Guilds Kineo already demonstrate a passion for innovation and research through their many reports and guides published to date. We are always looking for partners that will engage with us as meaningful contributors to our core research projects. I believe the recently formed partnership of City & Guilds and Kineo, linked to the research quality at Learnovate provides an exciting opportunity to innovate benefits in corporate learning, lessons that can provide potential ramp-up points for other sectors like K-12 or Life-long learning”.
"Learnovate is very pleased to welcome City & Guilds Kineo to our membership. City & Guilds Kineo is a multi award winning global provider of workplace learning, the company’s attitude to innovation, openness and sharing make them an ideal member to contribute to the larger conversation that Learnovate represents.”
City & Guilds Kineo Director Stephen Walsh added: “We’re delighted to join the Learnovate Centre. We’ve always believed that you are what you share, and Learnovate is a great example of the industry coming together to share ideas and conduct research to benefit everyone, from the youngest learners in society through to apprentices and life-long learners.”
Find out more at learnovatecentre.org/.