The Further Learning Group is made up of an energetic team of educational professionals who are proud to abide by the Pearson Education adage – Always Learning. If you are interested in joining our growing team please get in touch via the contact form below.
Mark has over 15 years' sales experience with extensive management and training expertise. Having worked primarily in the IT industry Mark is excited about entering the rewarding world of education and is focused on delivering the best possible customer experience.
Myles has a background in web development with extensive experience developing innovative online educational systems. He takes pride in ensuring every academy student receives the best learning experience possible. Myles, who is a firm believer in continuous education, has a Masters in Education from Trinity College Dublin.
Ciarda has been with the Further Learning Group since its foundation and oversees course development and tuition. Ciarda's background is in Interior Design and adult education. She has a keen interest in upholding the Quality and Assurance of all of our courses as well as ensuring that all tutors are experts in their fields, resulting in students receiving the best support possible.
Shaun has been working in the IT industry for over 20 years and in the Irish education sector for the last 6 years. He is a certified Agile Scrum Master and has been using Linux professionally for over 10 years. Shaun prefers Vi to Emacs, PHP to Perl and is undecided on systemd.
Brian has worked for over 20 years in various design roles and his work has reached international audiences. With a background in advertising, software development and in online learning, Brian strives to deliver an engaging customer experience across all our touch points.
Mary Boland, with a BA in Interior Architecture, has over 16 years experience within the design sector. Mary has provided interior design solutions to global clients on residential, commercial and leisure projects involving show homes, hotel design, office, retail and domestic projects. Her design philosophy is a link between the disciplines of Interior Architecture and Interior Design, resulting in fine detail to space planning and interior finishes.
Lyndsay has a background in IT but with a love for learning has worked in the educational field since graduation. Lyndsay is passionate about customer service and enjoys helping people find the right course for them and guiding them through their learning journey.
Antje graduated with a BA (Hons) in Interior Design and since 2003 has been running her own interior design company. Antje has designed sophisticated boutique hotels and bars as well as high-end residencies. Antje is a passionate interior designer, with extensive educational experience whose areas of specialisation include space planning and soft furnishings.
Ronan has a background in the education and hospitality sectors and has recently completed a Masters in Business (MBA). Ronan is committed to helping prospective students find a course that suits their needs, career development and future prospects.
Laura is a dedicated member of our team and excels at working with our perspective students to find the best course to achieve their goals. Laura comes from the customer service and retail sectors, she is passionate about assisting our students in their educational development.
Michela has been working in the education sector for a number of years. Michela has a B.A Hons in Adult Education and is a qualified life coach. She has a love for education and helping prospective students embark on their learning journey.
Ciara is an enthusiastic member of our team with extensive consultative sales experience across a range of sectors. She enjoys building relationships and helping others achieve their goals. Ciara studied marketing at Dublin Institute of Technology.
Siobhan has worked in fashion for over 20 years, in a career which has encompassed all aspects of the industry. She is currently completing an MA in Arts, Education and Training. During her varied career, Siobhan ran her own business as a fashion consultant working with established and new designers internationally.
Emer has six years' professional HR experience, predominantly in the ICT industry. She holds an MA in HR Management and is CIPD certified. Emer set-up and manages the HR function in Further Learning Group and is passionate about promoting a positive employee experience while supporting business strategy and development.
Lucy has 15 years' experience working in various editing and communications roles. She is passionate about using a clear and consistent communication style across all forms of content to ensure information and messages are easily understood.
Rachel has extensive experience within the higher education sector as a lecturer and through various roles in education management. She has achieved a BA from Columbia University and an MSc in Organisational Behaviour from Trinity College Dublin. Rachel hopes to continue her education by pursuing a PhD in Education.
Emma has a BSc in Multimedia along with extensive experience designing digital products in the education and e-commerce sectors. She has a passion for creating simple, thoughtful and compelling experiences with a clean, beautiful and user-centred approach. She strongly believes in further education and is constantly striving to up-skill and keep up-to-date with industry trends.
Comfort has 10 years' experience in customer service with extensive knowledge of customer sales and satisfaction. She is currently studying for an MSc in Project Management and hopes to use the skills from this course to continuously improve the quality of customer service and care provided to all our students.
Simon has over 15 years' experience working in customer service and credit and account management. Having worked largely within the fast-moving consumer goods industry, Simon is committed to ensuring that students have a positive student experience with Further Learning Group.
Daniel has several years' experience in full stack software development with a background in customer service systems and online training providers. He is dedicated to the cause for programming simplicity and has long championed the removal of superfluous semicolons.
Sarika has worked in several different industries and has extensive leadership and management experience. She enjoys building a strong, positive team environment. Her aim is to increase productiveness and help improve performance for the benefit of our students and Further Learning Group.
Nicola Genockey is a trainee financial accountant with Further Learning Group. She has worked in banking and finance for almost 10 years and has a BA in Finance and Accounting. Nicola is also a fully qualified financial advisor (QFA).
Ian has a BA in Communication Studies and has worked in a number of multinationals as a content editor and internal communications specialist. He believes that communication plays a key role in every aspect of the business and strives to ensure that all students receive the best possible educational experience.
Mary-Louise has a degree in Arts and significant experience working in the retail and fashion industries. She is passionate about self-development and the positive role which education can have in life. She enjoys being able to interact daily with students and is committed to helping them receive the best possible learning experience.
Paddy has a BA in New Media Broadcasting and has worked with clients and production companies across Europe, Africa, Asia and America. His experience with video projects ranges from film production to live broadcasting. Paddy is passionate about new video techniques and bringing exciting educational content to our students.
Colette trained as an architectural technician and has worked on one-off residential buildings and large scale commercial projects for an architectural firm. Colette completed a year-long course in teacher training and an evening course in graphic design. Colette holds a first class honours degree in interior design.