Pioneer in: Open Badges & Open Culture. Concept Architect: Open Badge Pathways & Cities of Learning UK. Author to: the Open Badge Standard
Gráinne has worked in the field of open for 20 years and helped the public sector, higher education, industry, and cities transform their services through open culture, open source technology, open learning and open recognition to empower rapid innovation, resilience and sustainable growth. As an author to the Open Badge standard and concept architect for Open Badge Pathways she has contributed source material to innovations used by global top 5 companies to transform their learning and skills programmes, and by education institutions to open up access to learning. She has advised governments, NGOs and cities on the application of open principles and created the blueprints for the award-winning Cities of Learning UK, which demonstrated how open principles can be applied to create connections, enhance partnership working and foster sustainable collaboration across traditional boundaries and geographical areas. Through her work with Interchange, she partners with leaders in the public and private sectors around the world and uses an open and empathetic methodology to help them imagine and create the conditions for navigating possible, probable and preferred futures with confidence.