Learning Technologies Awards 2018: gomo-designed learning projects shortlisted in five categories (press release)

gomo’s sister company LEO Learning has been nominated for several categories at the upcoming Learning Technologies Awards 2018, in recognition of work with Godiva, Royal Mail and the Education and Training Foundation (ETF). All of the nominated courses were created using the gomo eLearning authoring tool.

The Learning Technologies Awards is one of the most prestigious learning industry accolades. Finalists were selected from more than 400 entries by an independent judging panel of experts organized by the eLearning Network. Ahead of the awards ceremony on 21 November 2018 in London, LEO Learning and other nominees will deliver a presentation to the judging panel, from which the winners will be chosen.

gomo's sister company LEO Learning has been nominated for several categories at the Learning Technologies awards 2018. The courses in five of the categories were all designed using the gomo eLearning authoring tool

Below are the categories LEO Learning and its partners are nominated for:

  • Best Learning Technologies Project – UK Commercial Sector (Godiva)
  • Excellence in the Design of Learning Content – UK Commercial Sector (Godiva)
  • Excellence in the Design of Learning Content – Public and Non-Profit Sector (Education and Training Foundation)
  • Best Learning Technologies Project – Public and Non-Profit Sector (Education and Training Foundation)
  • Best Use of Learning Technologies to Ensure Compliance (Royal Mail)

“It’s fantastic to see our sister company LEO Learning and their customers honored by the Learning Technologies Awards,” said gomo’s Managing Director, Mike Alcock. “The nominations are a recognition of gomo’s ability to give global organizations the power to create visually-rich, mobile-friendly responsive eLearning. Courses designed in gomo don’t just look great on all devices; they’re helping companies achieve their business KPIs.”

For more on the gomo-designed eLearning courses, see their official entry descriptions below:

Education and Training Foundation (ETF)
“Side by Side is an online resource for learners across the Further Education and training sector providing engaging learning about extremism and radicalization, staying safe online, critical thinking and British values.

The resources may be used fully online or in groups in a blended learning mode. To meet the needs of a broad range of learners, ETF, with LEO Learning, designed a product that is highly visual, uses video and drama to engage, stop motion animation to reinforce learning and interactive exercises and assessments to check learning.”

Godiva
“Selling boxes of chocolate often worth more than $100 each is an art as well as a science. Godiva and LEO Learning injected passion into aspiring Millennial retail staff in Godiva’s chocolate ‘Boutiques’ (retail outlets) using an ingenious mobile-first solution which combined five modules of eLearning with a parallel multi-level game called Chocolate Quest: Guardians of the Cocoa Bean.

Employees embraced this approach to learning wholeheartedly, giving it an average rating of 8.9/10.0. Most importantly, a follow-up evaluation proved they were applying the learning in store, which contributed to Boutiques represented on the program growing significantly faster year-on-year than Boutiques that weren’t.”

Royal Mail
“Although Fire Safety training has always been part of the Royal Mail safety strategy, the content it used really didn’t inspire. With mountains of dry paper and machinery throughout its locations, the threat of fire is real and ever-present.

In a bid to re-engage the population in the real dangers present, and elicit a wholesale culture change, Royal Mail radically overhauled the training program with a gritty new approach, making great use of the latest in interactive video content. A time-delayed, externally-conducted impact evaluation proved not only that learners enjoyed this new approach, but crucially they did indeed change their behavior and reduce risk.”

To view the full Learning Technologies Awards 2018 shortlist, click here.

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