About

Job role

Senior Market Advisor, eLearning


Organisation

Enterprise Ireland


About me:

I work in the London office of Ireland's business development and export agency. I work with Irish eLearning companeis exporting into the UK. Ireland is home to some of the world's most successful eLearning compoanies, and has invested in supporting the growth of the sector, including through a multi-million Euro investment in an industry led research project that has resulted in the development of tools that enable organisations to track and guage the value that informal learning brings to individuals.


Size of organisation (employees)

500 - 1000


Areas of professional interest

Mobile learning, Organisational learning, Skills assessment and competency mapping, Social Media and learning


Sector

Central government


Gavin McWhirter left a comment on Large Private Sector Enterprises
"I too thought the session on large private sector was good. I was a little surprised that it was such a small group, but I thought it was a lively, interesting and enjoyable discussion."
Jun 16, 2011
Sally Eaves replied to Gavin McWhirter's discussion Real or virtual events? in Large Private Sector Enterprises
"Hi Gavin - A really interesting post. I found the Large Private Sector session particularly insightful due to the quality and liveliness of debate, combined with new connections made and to me this exemplifies the value of "real" rather than virtual…"
Jun 15, 2011
Gavin McWhirter posted a discussion in Large Private Sector Enterprises
Everyone likes going to a good event - like the Learnming and Technology event yesterday. You meet people you know, and people you do not. And I have always found L&T great for that. It is far more rewarding than, for example, just being part of…
Jun 15, 2011
Gavin McWhirter left a comment on Central & Local Government (UK)
"Budget on 22nd June has the potential to really shake things up within the UK public sector. It may not be comfortable - but in many cases, it's probably what is needed."
Jun 7, 2010
Gavin McWhirter left a comment for Dermot Hannan
"Hi Dermot. I'm looking forward to seeing you again tomorrow.
"Testing times demand smarter responses"?
Gavin"
Jan 27, 2009
Gavin McWhirter left a comment for Sheila
"Great. Call me on 0044 07736060230 if you want to meet up"
Jan 27, 2009
Gavin McWhirter left a comment for Paula
"Hi Paula,
It would be great to say hello at the conference if you have a chance. I work with Enterprise Ireland's eLearning team - and would be good to hear what is happening in eLearning in Northern Ireland too.
I'll be at the talk by Jonny Parkes…"
Jan 27, 2009
Gavin McWhirter left a comment for Zbigniew
"Hi Zbigniew,
It would be great to say hello at the conference if you have a chance. I work with Enterprise Ireland's eLearning team and dozens of Irish eLearning and localisation companies. I'll be at the talk by Jonny Parkes from the Irish Learning…"
Jan 27, 2009
Gavin McWhirter left a comment for Mark Jasper
"Hi Mark,
It would be great to say hello at the conference if you have a chance, as I'd like to learn more about your work with The British Council. I work with Enterprise Ireland's eLearning team and dozens of Irish eLearning and localisation…"
Jan 27, 2009
Gavin McWhirter left a comment for Sheila
"Hi Sheila,
It would be great to say hello at the conference if you have a chance. I work with Enterprise Ireland's eLearning team and dozens of Irish eLearning and localisation companies. There is a gang of us attending - so do link up with us! I'll…"
Jan 27, 2009
Gavin McWhirter left a comment for Claire Line
"Hi Claire,
It would be great to say hello at the conference if you have a chance. I work with Enterprise Ireland's eLearning team and dozens of Irish eLearning and localisation companies. I'll be at the talk by Jonny Parkes from the Irish Learning…"
Jan 27, 2009
Gavin McWhirter left a comment for Bernadette Ude
"Hi Bernadette,
It would be great to say hello at the conference if you have a chance. I work with Enterprise Ireland's eLearning team and dozens of Irish eLearning and localisation companies. I'll be at the talk by Jonny Parkes from the Irish…"
Jan 27, 2009
Gavin McWhirter left a comment for Ken Jones
"Hi Ken,
There is no EI stand, but we will all be gathering for the ILA talk @ 13:15 in Seminar Theatre 4 - which is within or off the exhibition area. We could meet there or for a drink at the reception. If you email me at…"
Jan 27, 2009
Gavin McWhirter left a comment for Stuart Edwards
"Hi Stuart,
Thanks for your message. How about 9.30am? If you drop me an email to gavin.mcwhirter@enterprise-ireland.com with a mobile number we can find each other near reception
Gavin"
Jan 27, 2009
Gavin McWhirter left a comment for Brian Taylor
"Hi Brian,
As may be evident by the number of comments I am leaving on this site, I am hoping to use this conference to build a good network from the elearning world. It would be great to say hello to you at the conference if you have a chance. I…"
Jan 27, 2009
Gavin McWhirter left a comment for Ken Jones
"Hi Ken,
As may be evident by the number of comments I am leaving with people, I am hoping to use this conference to build a good network from the elearning world. It would be great to say hello to you at the conference if you have a chance. I work…"
Jan 27, 2009
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