Gavin Clinch

Head of Online Learning (Student Experience), Centre for Online Learning, Institute of Technology, Sligo

After graduating from the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London Gavin practiced as an architect in the UK and Germany for 15 years. Since joining IT Sligo in 2001 he has lectured in architecture and was centrally involved in the development and professional accreditation of a number of Degree and Masters Architecture programmes.
In his current role as Head of Online Learning, Gavin has responsibility for the quality assurance and continuous improvement of online education; online and MOOC pedagogy and development; management of the instructional design team and the Online Student Adviser unit, academic staff training and development; recognition of prior learning; online exams; and digital badges. Since 2012 Gavin has been the Chair of the Institute’s Learning, Teaching and Assessment Committee and was centrally involved in the development of the current, “Learning, Teaching and Assessment Strategy (2016-2018)” Gavin is a Committee Member of the European MOOCs Stakeholders Summit and member of the Irish Learning Technology Association Steering Group.
Gavin can be contacted via:
Twitter: @gavinclinch