We provide accessible online education for Eyecare Professionals
Our Vision and Values
We are a small team with big plans, driven by our vision:
To provide high quality and accessible online professional development to the global field of eyecare.
Our mission is to support you in the delivery of outstanding service to your patients and customers.
We wake up in the morning thinking about our:
The Webineyes Story
Education should be easy and accessible, our concept is designed with our users in mind. We all know that education is essential but it can also be expensive, so our service provides you with great value, zero travel and less time out of the business. And our service causes virtually no impact on our environment!
During 2016, whilst in optical retail learning and development, we became aware of the growing cost of delivering education across Europe, not just in terms of travel costs, hotels and time out of the business but also to the environment. Great technology was already available to provide LIVE online education, so we searched out the best in class who were already making good use of it. We found companies offering online language training were particularly skilled at this and joined one of these companies to learn how it was done. We then spent time during evenings and weekends, delivering LIVE online English training to students across Asia.
In 2017, we decided that this was a golden opportunity to support our optical store owners and teams. After piloting in Finland, we launched a “virtual classroom” offer in the company, which provided training to support key business objectives. There were clear savings and our feedback was that our participants loved the experience. As a result, we expanded the training offer and by 2018, many trainers were actively using it as an effective training tool within their toolbox.
However, it was obvious to us that LIVE online learning had huge potential beyond our current focus and that we had the possibility in our hands to grow a global company with virtually no carbon footprint. We also wanted to expand it to deliver more value with trainers who were passionate about this type of training to participants that were equally passionate about learning.
Therefore, in 2019, we decided that we could use the available technology to provide accessible LIVE online learning to provide great value to the global field of eyecare. We also wanted to increase the international opportunities for continued education (CE /CET points). We left our jobs and established Webineyes. We are an independent online education company, with a passion for LIVE learning and delivering value to our participants, presenters, partners and our environment. We are an approved provider of continued education by both the GOC and ARBO.
In November 2019, our first webinar events took place and involved over 1200 registrants on our 20 LIVE (and recorded) webinars by 17 World-Class Presenters.
In March 2020, we launched our first Virtual Classroom Courses, with each online course involving multiple LIVE classes by a single Expert presenter. Topics include Dry Eye Management and Paediatric Vision Therapy and are running between May and June.
If you are interested in:
- Presenting a webinar in the future
- Partnering with us to present your online course
- Discovering our sponsorship opportunities
- Discussing an internal offer for your company employees
- Asking any questions about our service or events
My passion for eye care began in 1985 when I began studying to be a Dispensing Optician, qualifying in 1988.
During my career, I have had the privilege of working with a range of optical businesses, in a variety of optical and leadership roles. I have also co-owned four successful optical stores in two countries, providing me with valuable business experience.
My journey has taken me to work in many countries and provided me with great cultural and educational insights. I have had the privilege of leading a number of great teams and I enjoy coaching and mentoring those who wish to develop themselves.
My interest in learning and development has more recently focused upon LIVE on-line learning in order to bring more accessible learning to busy professionals. After all, if you find a key to providing expert learning opportunities on a global scale with less cost and virtually no environmental effect, why not use it?
Please join me in our webineyes events, I look forward to meeting you!
My interest in Learning and Development is to discover the best way to help people achieve excellence.
I began to study social sciences and organizational psychology in the University of Helsinki in 2004. My career journey has taken me to different L&D roles in international banking, university and optical retail. I have specialized in project management, content design and digital learning solutions.
My experience working within Learning and Development has taught me that everyone has the desire to be as best as they can be but our busy work lives can often make that difficult. The key to learning is accessibility.
I believe that a virtual learning environment with LIVE specialist education will make learning possible for everyone and that Webineyes can help you to raise the bar of excellence for your patients and customers.