Learning Designs is an educational research, development and consultancy company with a  focus on on professional learning for social service professionals.

Neil Ballantyne, Director of Learning Designs, is a Senior Lecturer at the Open Polytechnic of New Zealand. Neil is also Chair of human service technology association husITa, and a founding member of the Reimagining Social Work Collective and the Editorial Collective of the journal Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work.

Learning Designs is an institutional member of the New Zealand Association for Research in Education (NZARE) and subscribes to the NZARE ethical guidelines.