Michael Hanley

Head of Education & Knowledge Services


MSc. (Hons) Education, Post Graduate Diploma Technology & Education, Post-Graduate Diploma Communications, BA

Career Highlights

With 15 years training industry experience, he is an expert in managing workplace education and professional development. He focuses on developing and delivering effective work-based learning – specifically planning, designing, and managing innovative learning & development programmes for organisations. He has been employed by start-up companies, PLCs, and large enterprises. He has also lectured at third-level institutions including the National College of Ireland, and has undertaken consultancy work for organizations including the ECDL/ICDL Foundation, University College, Cork, and the Centre for Research & Innovation in Learning Technology in Dublin. He is a member of the Irish Institute of Training & Development (IITD) and the Irish Learning Technology Association (ILTA). He is an Elearning Guild Online Forum Presenter. He has written on education-related topics for a number of workplace training publications, and is a featured Learning Leader in the ‘Xyleme Voices’ series.

Research Interests

Michael’s research is predominantly focused on training and development in the workplace, with a special focus on using technology in education to enhance practitioner and organisation performance.

Contact Details:

Tel: +353-1-708-4541
Email: michael.hanley@nuim.ie

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