Managing Director

Aidíne Calvert M.Ed

Realing in the years...

Founder Aidine Calvert, B.A., H.Dip, M.Ed is a former award winning teacher (The Irish Times Awards for Academic Achievement & The National Larkin Prize for Excellence). She started her Real Nation journey in 2000 with a flagship programme that quickly became the biggest schools initiative in Ireland and led to a 22% increase in students choosing Art & Design as a career. Since then, Aidine has become the leading educational programme strategist in Ireland, with over 24 years specialising in the pedagogical and psychological design of groundbreaking educational initiatives, reaching over 7.8 million teachers and students.

Real Nation’s success in changing behaviour has continued to win awards for our clients including a prestigious World Health Organisation award for ‘Counteracting Obesity’ for our implementation model of the ‘Food Dudes’ on behalf of Bord Bia. Since this big win, Real Nation has evolved to become a specialist Behavioural Change agency employing nearly 40 across three departments Education / Events & Experiential / Design.

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