The Learning Technologies Award is presented to an enterprise that has carried out a learning project using either new or innovative learning technologies, or used learning technologies in a ground breaking and innovative way. They must demonstrate high quality outcomes and innovation – in terms of both content, delivery and impact.  The project must have made a demonstrable difference for the client and delivered a clear business impact over time.  The technology chosen should be new to the Learning and Development industry, not simply new to the organisation.

The technology chosen should be new to the Learning and Development industry, not simply new to the organisation


The judges will be seeking clear differentiators from other entrants to the award.  This should include evidence of innovation, either in choice of technology, as well as client endorsement.  There should be a strong proposition in response to the challenge ‘what was your contribution and value add to the success of the programme?’


You are requested to structure your submission in a way that covers the sections below. Each section will be reviewed by the judges during the short-listing phase and the submission will be scored. Please ensure that you observe the strict word count criteria below.

  • Overview – a brief description of the learning technologies employed, the roles and responsibilities of the parties involved, and the enterprise’s expectations and requirements. Explain how you got involved in this project. (Maximum 200 words)
  • Description of the key challenges, and the approaches adopted – consider the following points within your submission: needs analysis, solution development, project planning, review process, service delivery, client engagement, performance outcomes, business impact over time and lessons learned. Explain why you chose to use specific learning technologies and how you used them. (Maximum 250 words)
  • Outcomes – what were the key performance metrics and results, both in terms of business impact and, also, in terms of meeting or exceeding stakeholder expectations? (Maximum 250 words)
  • Achievement – what do you consider to be your core achievements on this project and why do you believe that this is the year that your programme should be given the Learning Technologies Award? (Minimum 200 words; maximum 400 words)
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