About Us

The Learning Curve Institute is a registered QQI provider delivering easily accessible, superior quality, innovative training and education programmes across a wide spectrum of higher education. The Institute was set up as a Private Limited Company by Sean Foy and Liam Printer early in 2009.

Dr. Sean Foy

Sean Foy

Sean has worked in the caring professionand for over 25 years and possesses an in-depth knowledge and experience in the delivery of a broad range of education

He holds a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (NUI, Galway), a Masters in Addiction Studies (Middlesex University), an Honours degree in Social Work (Metropolitan University, London) and Honours degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy (Middlesex University), a Dipolma in Drug Dependence (The Maudsley Hospital London), and a Higher Dipolma in Education (Bristol University of the West of England).

Some of the organisations that Sean has provided training to over the past 15 years are: The Dublin, Galway, Cork and Belfast Simon Communities, Depaul Ireland, The Homeless Agency, The Peter McVerry Trust and various Drugs Task Forces.

Sean is also an adjunct lecturer at NUI Galway on the Masters in Social Work and the Clinical Doctorate in Psychology and is a frequent guest lecturer with the school of Social Work faculty in the London Metropolitan University. He has delivered presentations to a variety of international conferences and continues to be involved in research. .


Our Mission

The primary objective of The Learning Curve Institute is the provision of student-centred, high quality, easily accessible education and training in a range of disciplines to students of different ages and backgrounds.

The Institute is a registered provider of internationally recognized, QQI accredited courses and programmes. There is a distinct emphasis on delivering education programmes in areas of Ireland that may not benefit from the vast range of educational opportunities that exist within cities.

The Learning Curve Institute is committed to creating and developing a wide range of QQI accredited part time programmes that meet the current needs of the public and to provide these training programmes at times where there will be as little disruption to the students’ life as possible.

The Learning Curve Institute boasts a team of some of the best lecturers and trainers Ireland has to offer and delivers education and training programmes in the following departments; Addiction, Counselling, and Mental Health.

It provides QQI accredited courses and training workshops all over Ireland on a regular basis. The Learning Curve Institute also offers workshops and customized corporate in-house training to a diverse clientele.

We look forward to seeing you on one of our programmes and remember… your future is just around the corner.


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