Our Organisation and Philosophy

Our Organisation and Philosophy

Founded in 2008 by educator and entrepreneur Paul Dunne, Digital Skills Academy is an established, innovative leader of digital industry-linked higher education & training programmes.

The Academy's headquarters is located in a historic district of Dublin, Ireland, beside the famous Guinness brewery and surrounded by like-minded organisations pioneering the digital revolution in the Digital Hub. The area has a world renowned reputation for fuelling the tech economy with exciting start-ups, digital entrepreneurs and thought leaders. It is amongst this digital inspiration and innovation that the Academy produces it’s ground-breaking online BSc Degrees, which are now available online and accessible from anywhere in the world. 

Our Philosophy

Developing talent for the 21st century workplace, the Academy’s digital technology, business and design programmes are designed to enable participants to take advantage of the career opportunities in the international digital technology and content sectors, where there are skills gaps and strong job prospects.

Our programmes are focused on developing industry-ready talent through degree programmes that are closely aligned with the needs of industry. They provide participants with opportunities to demonstrate and prove their capabilities to work on digital projects with industry and business partners.

We are focused on developing the talents of our participants through intensive blended learning programmes built on: