Quick facts
  • What we do:
    online learning provider
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  • Contact
    • The Old City Factory, 100 Patrick St, Derry, Derry, BT48 7EL

About Learning Pool

Learning Pool offer a complete learning technologies service, which includes a library of responsive and editable content, Adapt Builder and innovative learning games to improve job performance.

Set up in 2006, under Chief Executive Officer Paul McElvaney, the Derry company delivers a one-stop-shop for organisations looking for online learning to train their employees. Clients include Jury’s Inn, Barclays, the NHS and the Houses of Parliament.

The award-winning team collaborate with customers to deliver real benefits and tangible results. The firm has achieved a 98% customer satisfaction rate and a Gold Investors in People award.

In 2016, Learning Pool took over Mind Click, whose clients include Boots, Procter & Gamble, Google and Sky, bringing the UK headcount to 120.

The team is keen to give back, and works closely with schools and universities to increase access to employment opportunities at Learning Pool. They have a £40,000 university scholarship scheme as well as a Living Wage policy.

What is it like to work for Learning Pool

Learning Pool decided to start a conversation about mental health. A third-party expert gave a mental health awareness talk and one employee who suffers from social anxiety said it was amazing to work for a company that understands mental health.
My Team
My Team
Learning Pool has grown significantly and the team is now more than 120 strong. To encourage integration, they’ve brought in a 12-month secondment programme. Four staff will help build team relationships, improve service delivery and increase effectiveness of communications between sites.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
Learning Pool actively support School Employer Connections and other local initiatives. They offer a £40,000 university scholarship scheme to fund two undergraduates and help them kick-start their careers.

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Company Statistics

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  • Male : Female:

    66% / 34%

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