David is a co-founder of Learning Tech Labs and his previous initiatives include CodED Club at Trinity and Creative Engagers Dublin. He currently works as the Innovation Pioneer for the Rehab Group. A connector of people, David has enjoyed collaborative success with other educators, entrepreneurs, and developers including organising all of Ireland’s Startup Weekend education verticals. David’s journey through startups, technology, innovation and education can be followed on Twitter at @DavidPollardIRL.
Education is one of David’s passions and he has completed a Master of Arts in Learning and Teaching and a Postgraduate Diploma in Learning and Teaching in Further Education. David is acutely aware of the importance of quality instruction and support that learners need during their learning experiences. He ensures learners reap the rewards of his modern pedagogical approach and his unique teaching philosophy.
David is now immersing himself in the world of assistive technologies, hosting innovation and technology events at BOI and Microsoft on behalf of Rehab Group, and working directly with Hack Access Dublin as a consultant and organiser. He recently has teamed up with graphics harvesters to found Creative Engagers Dublin. His next project will be to run Ireland’s first DigCit Summit with LTL.