Gavin Henrick

Moodle Evangelist

Gavin Henrick has worked with technology in business, learning and development for over 10 years. Most recently Gavin worked with Moodle partners in Ireland and Canada/USA where he gained valuable experience in Moodle and related technology solutions and set up his own consultancy in 2011 – Learning Technology Services.

Through the new company, Gavin currently works on supporting organisations with e-learning projects including Open Badge implementations, Moodle rollouts, hosting and support tenders, and Moodle upgrade strategies and processes.

Gavin recently published the book “Moodle Add-ons” with Michael de Raadt, Development Manager at Moodle HQ. The book provides advice for evaluating add-ons and also helps you to identify some great add- ons that will enrich specific aspects of your platform.

Gavin co-authored the book “Moodle 2.0 for Business Beginner's Guide” with Jason Cole and Jeanne Cole. This was published by Packt Publishing in May 2011. Since then he has published a number of white papers on Moodle 2 Repositories and Moodle 2 Themes.

Gavin blogs at ( where he regularly provides information on Moodle including reviews of community created plugins and themes.


Talk Title:

Open Badges: Recognising Key Skills for Students

Plenary Speakers:
Patrick O'Regan - Maynooth UniversityPaul Jones - TCDRonan Byrne - HEAnet Valerie King - UCC
Parallel A Speakers:
Adrian Rath - Royal College of Physicia...Dave Wilson - HEAnet Keith Rochford - Dell
Ken O'Kelly - Juniper NetworksKilian Murphy - UCCMark O'Leary MBCS - JANET
Nora Clarke - University of Agder, NorwaySanjay Chohan - Juniper Networks
Parallel B Speakers:
Parallel C Speakers:
Rebecca Grant - Digital Repository IrelandSinéad Redmond - Maynooth University
Parallel D Speakers: (Workshop Area)
Rob Gallagher - HEAnet Robert Hackett - HEAnet
Lightning Speakers:
Andy Byrne - Agile NetworksAudrey Drohan - UCDBob Coggins - Campus.ieHenry Batten - Meru Networks
Jeremy Britton - UCDPeter Clarke - UCDPeter Trevaskis - DellRegina McNulty - Smartbay Ireland
Rosalind Pan - UCDStuart Kenny - Digital Repository Ireland