The Number One Tool for Helping You Win Awards

The Number One Tool for Helping You Win Awards

Entering awards can be daunting and time-consuming, on top of everyday work. However, they provide a great opportunity for constructive reflection. Everyone loves winning awards. To win one, you usually have to enter it though. Entering awards can be a daunting and...
Mind The Skills Gap at Transport for London

Mind The Skills Gap at Transport for London

Read this case study for 7 takeaways from this award-winning intervention for transforming customer service training at Transport for London. Transport for London, together with their partner Kallidus, have recently picked up two awards for an immersive blended...
eLearning to the rescue at CRI

eLearning to the rescue at CRI

Big compliance project, tight deadlines and no budget? Check out this award-winning story from the Charity sector for great tips! CRI, The Crime Reduction Initiative faced a seemingly impossible task. They had to prove that 3,000 staff were compliant in information...

Congratulations to the 2015 E-learning Awards Winners!

We booked out a table to celebrate with the L&D industry’s finest in 2015. Over 700 guests gathered last night at the e-learning awards to celebrate the very best of learning for work. After an evening of riské comedy intros and a lot of epic music, we...
BMJ Quality in distance learning

BMJ Quality in distance learning

Healthcare professionals at the front line are often unsure of their role in improving quality and how to influence change. Quality improvement is now becoming part of the training and on-going assessment for healthcare professionals. This means that increasingly...

2015 E-Learning Awards Shortlist Announced

We are really excited to see the 2015 e-Learning Awards shortlist announced – Towards Maturity Ambassadors and previous Benchmark participants feature in 35 of the 145 shortlisted organisations. The NHS Academy in association with LEO featured in our...
LV= Game, Set and Match learners needs to business goals

LV= Game, Set and Match learners needs to business goals

LV= is an organisation that prides itself on providing excellent customer service. But the very system it had in place to deliver such excellence for customer enquiries was leading to delays, falling efficiency and frustrated customers and staff. An urgent solution...

8 Tips for Transforming Compliance Training from Tesco

Top tips we gleaned from the award-winning compliance programme at Tesco, winner of an elearning Age award in 2014.   Tesco were looking for a new way to deliver compliance training to thousands of staff worldwide. The retail giant asked Towards Maturity...

Congratulations to the 2014 e-Learning Award Winners

Over 550 guests gathered last night at the glorious e-learning awards to celebrate the industry’s finest.  Following fine champagne and excellent company (with a side order of smoking lemons), we at last found out who were the winners from a...

Oxfam aWASH with Expertise to Transform Lives

“Lift one person and they will lift others.” Oxfam is a globally renowned aid and development charity with 70 years of experience, working and campaigning with partners in over 90 countries worldwide. The business goal of this initiativeThe shocking truth is...

2014 E-learning Awards Shortlist Announced!

Towards Maturity congratulates all those who have been shortlisted in this year’s e-learning awards!  After a painful wait, the shortlist for this year’s e-Learning Awards was revealed today for the first time via Twitter (#ELAwards) and what a...

Pushing the boundaries of Learning innovation at PwC

PwC is a network of nearly 170,000 employees in 80 member firms across 158 countries and territories. They focus on audit, assurance, tax and advisory services. Some say, only partly in jest, that they ‘stomp out risk for a living.’ Yet as an organisation, they...

Benchmark with the Best: Deliver Award-Winning Results

Benchmark to be a WINNER: Why awards shouldn’t be “One Night Only” Awards brighten up the year and provide us with plenty of inspiration for the year ahead. The Awards Season kicks off in November with the E-Learning awards, followed swiftly...

Resuscitation Council breathes new life into e-learning

Read this case study to understand why Unit 9 and the Resuscitation Council walked away with so many gold awards at the November 2013 elearning awards ceremony. The Resuscitation Council and partner Unit 9 took our breath away at this year’s awards with their...

E-Learning Awards 2013 – The Gold Standard!

With 93 entries are battling it out for 17 awards , the e-learning Awards gala extravaganza on the 7th of November, 2013 was a great place to be! The independent judging panel, under the Chairmanship of Tony Frascina, was put forward from the e-learning Network, and...

Accessible, inclusive mobile learning for all

The mobile opportunity In the modern workplace, mobile devices provide a tangible option for completing every kind of business task. And we know the power of the mobile for supporting learning and performance. Our own research with 500 L&D staff shows that 70% of...

Are you ready to win an award? Benchmarking can help!

Last updated June 2014 Entering awards provides a great opportunity to reflect on your journey so far and to shout about your successes. The awards process itself provides an opportunity to informally benchmark, which helps us raise our game and the game of those...

When e-learning becomes a matter of life and death!

Did you know that those not wearing seatbelts contribute to 30% of road deaths and the risk of death in a collision increases 4 fold?  Yet, despite being a legal requirement for 29 years, an estimated 5% of drivers still won’t buckle up, that’s almost 2 million...

Building professional excellence in the advertising industry

IPA and Willow DNA, Winners of Best online Distance Learning e-learning Award 2012 offer a credible online approach to CPD for advertising professionals The early incarnation of The Institute of Practitioners in Advertising ( IPA ) was mobilised by the government in...

E-learning awards 2012 – the winners

Nearly 500 people gathered to celebrate e-learning excellence at Thursday evening’s glittering E-Learning Awards Gala Evening in London where a record 43 bronze, silver and gold awards handed out. We are thrilled that Laura Overton became the first recipient of...

The do’s and don’t’s of winning awards!

Award season is upon us again. It is an opportunity to put off our typical British reticence and shout about what we’ve actually achieved! Not everyone can be a winner but for most people just taking part in the awards process is a great way to learn and grow....

Barnardos delivers e-learning excellence

Schedule time to TAKE PART  in the Towards Maturity Benchmark 2013 today to help you #BETHEBEST13. This award winning case study of a top quartile performer demonstrates just how to achieve excellence on a limited budget! Barnardo’s won the Charity Learning Award...

Cambian Achieves excellence with e-learning

Practical lessons from award winning Cambian Group to deliver widespread adoption and excellent results. What happens when pressure within your sector, the high cost of face-to-face training and a lack of consistency in company training threatens to blunten your...

The eLearning Awards 2011

The e-learning Awards winners were announced on the 10th of November. Towards Maturity (good practice partner for the e-learning awards) would like to congratulate all the e-learning award winners. In it’s seventh year, there were a record number of entries from...

Rejuvenating Marketing Training at British American Tobacco

Rejuvenating Marketing Training at British American Tobacco What do you do when your highly successful global programme starts to get a bit tired? Tinker at the edges or take a more radical approach? British American Tobacco chose the latter and, together with their...

The Informatology Peer awards and Conference

At Towards Maturity we are very committed to celebrating excellence and the informal benchmarking that comes from the awards process. We support a wide range of awards including the e-learning age awards, the Training Journal awards and the Institute of IT...

The 2010 e-learning award Winners

Last updated 12 November 2010 We would like to congratulate everyone who picked up an award at the glittering 2010 Elearning award ceremony last night. The standard this year has been amazing & the winners really showcase excellence and act as an inspiration to us...

Taste of Medicine providing Healthcare career opportunities

Winner of the Gold Award in the ‘Excellence in the Production of Learning Content – Not for Profit Sector’, this case study provides insight into St George’s, University of London ‘Widening Participation’ (WP) strategy, engaging with individuals at all stages of...

e-learning a natural for those with Learning Disabilities

Winner of the Silver Award in the ‘Excellence in the Production of Learning Content – Not for Profit Sector’, this case study describes how the FPA (Family Planning Association in Northern Ireland), developed ‘All About Us’ – an interactive educational resource...

Dignity: The Heart of the RCN with e-learning

In June 2008, the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) launched their ‘Dignity: at the heart of everything we do’ campaign because in the nursing profession, ‘Dignity’ is at the heart of everything they do and is clearly a vital component of nursing care. Winner of...

Environmentally Friendly e-learning @ AXA PPP Healthcare

AXA PPP healthcare has been helping people to access healthcare services since 1940. Today it forms the UK healthcare arm of AXA and provides healthcare cover for individuals and employers, with around two million customers. It employs around 2,000 staff who work...

Minimising Fraud Risk @ Legal & General

As a Financial Services provider, Legal & General is an obvious target for financial crime. They must minimise the risk of fraud by ensuring that their employees are aware of fraud trends, are able to recognise criminal behaviours, methods and activities and know...

Securing global e-learning adoption at Aviva

The Business Protection team’ at Aviva were looking to communicate and monitor compliance with policies and standards relating to the way all employees conduct themselves at work. This was no mean feat given that Aviva is the world’s fifth-largest* insurance group and...

Building 21st century L&D skills at Cheshire ICT Services

  In this podcast, Julie Wedgwood, Julie Wedgwood Head of ICT Education Training and Development at Cheshire ICT Service outlines how her learning and development team built their skills and confidence with web 2.0 technologies to deliver improved learning...

Conference round up – ELN Event Summary

The e-learning Network held its most recent event on Friday 5th March 2010 in London with the theme – “Proven Recipes for Learning Success”. Chaired by Piers Lea of LINE with support from ELN committee member Rob Hubbard of Learning Age Solutions, the event featured...

Award Winning e-learning at E-FLI

When E-FLI collected the gold for Excellence in Production of Elearning Content – Private Sector at the 2009 E-Learning Awards, most people would have been excused for asking ‘who’? After all, this is a niche product built for a specific industry,...

E-Learning Awards 2010 Launched

The new 2010 E-Learning awards were launched at the Learning Technologies event in January this year. Towards Maturity  are really proud to support these awards as each category has been design to really promote excellence in the use of learning technologies for...

Learning innovation delivers business results at Sky

Last updated December 2011. Over the past five years, Sky, in partnership with Brightwave has created an enduring and transformative e-learning culture, which begins for new staff at the induction process. The Get Up To Speed Onboarding Portal is designed to reduce...

Award Winning e-learning from Care Management Group

How Care Management Group implemented e-learning from scratch, generating savings in excess of £300,000 per year. Care Management Group is the winner of ‘The best e-learning project securing widespread adoption’ at the elearning Awards 2009, this compelling case study...

Award winning e-learning at Citroen

Autonomy Multimedia won the Gold Award for the Best use of Rapid e-learning at the 2009 e-learning awards for their elegant busines solution to a challenge at Citroen. In just 10 days, they developed an e-guide for the car company to solve a the problem of car owners...

Congratulations to the e-learning award winners

The wait for many was over last night at the  e-learning Awards 2009.  At the glittering event in the Sheraton Park Lane Hotel, the who’s who of e-learning gathered at the event hosted once again by TV’s Angela Lamont. This was the 5th year...

The bottom line impact of success at NCALT

  The National Centre for Applied Learning Technologies (NCALT) was established in April 2002 and is a collaboration between the National Policing Improvement Agency (NPIA) and the Metropolitan Police (MPS). They provide e-learning services to 43 Police forces in...

Institute of IT Training – new award announced

The Institute of IT Training are inviting organisations to enter their prestigious awards and  have included 2 new awards that will be of interest to organisations and individuals who would like recognition for their innovation in learning and...

Harnessing Team Strengths and L&D Evolving at AXA

Winner of the ‘e-learning internal project team of the year’ award at the e-learning Awards 2008, and also winning the silver award at the Institute of IT Training Awards for Internal Training Project of the Year, this case story clearly demonstrates the impact that a...

A judge’s perspective on how to win awards

I have been judging awards now for nearly 10 years and it is an incredible privilege as it provides a fantastic insight into the diversity of learning innovation and activity taking place n the workplace today. Winning organisations and those that have been...

Award season comes around again

The main HR and Training award season is upon us again and once again Towards Maturity is proud to be one of the headline sponsors for the e-learning awards run by Bizmedia – it is great to be part of an industry opportunity to share success...

The Dental Channel webinar, better and cheaper delivery

 Dental professionals must remain up to date with the latest developments in dentistry; in this as in many other professions the pace and change of innovation is high. How do busy professionals find the time to invest in learning and save an estimated 1/4 million...

Learning engagement at Diageo

Over the years Diageo had deployed a number of e-learning courses to individual markets and in 2007 decided to invest in a centralised training portal named the Diageo Academy to allow all employees globally to access e-Learning, classroom training, virtual classroom,...

NCALT – award winning e-learning

In the 2008 e-learning Awards the National Centre of Applied Learning Technologies (NCALT) achieved unprecedented success  as winner of the ‘e-learning industry award for outstanding achievement – corporate’, Gold Winner for ‘Excellence in the Production of...

A Truly Global Innovative Blend by PLAN

This is the story of how a blended management development programme successfully improved the behaviours of managers, based around the globe, in developing countries. Anyone planning a management development programme can learn from this ingenious blend of pre/post...

Driving change at Toyota Motor Europe

Toyota Motor Europe NV/SA (TME) oversees the wholesale sales and marketing of Toyota and Lexus vehicles, parts and accessories, and Toyota’s European manufacturing and engineering operations. Toyota directly and indirectly employs around 80,000 people in Europe and...

Fully accessible e-learning at BT

After assessing line-of-business requirements and capabilities, L&D at BT decided to implement a collaborative system for authoring, managing and deploying learning content. Now, nearly a year after its initial implementation, BT’s collaborative authoring system...

Announcing the e-learning award winners 08

We congratulate all those who won prestigious awards at the ceremony for the e-learning awards 2008. The quality of the entries this year were exceptional and we look forward to sharing their stories on Towards Maturity for others to be inspired over the next 12...

Towards Maturity sponsors 2008 e-Learning Awards

We are pleased to confirm that Towards Maturity has become  a sponsor of  the e-learning awards 2008. A  key part of Towards Maturity’s sponsorship will be to  share the good practice highlighted by the award winners and nominees more...

Making your e-learning garden grow

One of the most significant challenges to implementing learning technologies in the workplace engaging busy learners and managers.  Recently,  PersonnelToday.com, reported on the positive response from staff when Superquinn, the Irish...

Mobile Video nuggets support learning at Vodafone Ireland

How do you extend lessons learned in a workshop so that they are put into practice in the real world? This case study takes a closer look at a programme that was commended for their entry to the  ‘Most Innovative Application of technology to Learning’...

Superquinn – new skills for Irish supermarket staff

In 2007 Irish supermarket chain Superquinn took on the challenge of implementing training via e-learning throughout its stores. As winners of best e-learning project securing widespread adoption, we look at how e-learning became such a success for the business....

Royal Caribbean Cruise Line – Cruising for Success

Royal Caribbean Cruise Line saw the need to rule the seas in e-learning by implementing an award winning solution for their travel partners that included both product and automation training. This article by Jenny Carruth (e-learning age) explains how the silver...

Simulation and classroom teaching

Business Simulation and classroom teaching. Through Tyro training, its commercial division, Craven College has been testing the use of business simulation software alongside classroom teaching. They are using SimVenture (winner of the BETT 2008 award for post-16...

NHS – Expanding training for Radiologists

This is an award winning e-learning solution delivering significant benefit to learners and employers alike. The Royal College of Radiologists and E-learning for Health used a team of 350 Subject experts from around the UK teamed with 15 Designers to create ~600 hours...

Simply the best – tips from e-Learning award winners

Simply the best – practical tips from this year’s award winners On the 30th of January, the Towards Maturity Project together with the E-Learning awards brought together industry leaders and award winners to provide practical insights on how to: How to...

ROI at Care UK explained by Malcom Bland (Video)

FLV file   Care UK is a people oriented business with a focus on nuturing and care in the community. The leadership team had to be convinced that learning technologies could make a difference. Malcolm Bland was able to demonstrate the impact of investment in...

Uniaid presentation from Alistair Lomax CEO(Video)

FLV File   Engaging learners is one of the toughest challenges but Uniaid and their learning partner Epic managed to attract over 2.3 million students. Uniaid is a student charity helping students manage their finance through a range of online games and tools. In...

Uniaid presentation from Alistair Lomax CEO(Audio)

  Engaging learners is one of the toughest challenges but Uniaid and their learning partner Epic managed to attract over 2.3 million students. Uniaid is a student charity helping students manage their finance through a range of online games and tools. In this...

IITT award winners

The Institute of IT Training Awards 13th award ceremony took place at the Dorchester Hotel on the 7th of February and it was great to see the level to which learning technologies had been embedded within many of the award winners and had contributed to their success....

e-Learning for Healthcare Podcast Part 1(Audio)

  Julia Moore, the National Director of e-Learning for Healthcare in the NHS, gives a fascinating insight into the use of e-learning in training Radiologists.  This implementation won the e-learning content award in November 2007.  What have people said about...

Uniaid engages 2.3 million learners

Uniaid together with Epic were given a special mention for achieving widespread adoption of learning in this year’s e-learning awards. This case study shows how Uniaid worked with stakeholders to address  financial issues that deterred students from...

Kirklees Metropolitan Council

In the 2007 e-learning Awards, Kirklees Metropolitan Council walked away with the award for the best example of supporting learners online. The council had to roll out a new system to over 8000 users who all needed to get to grips with the system from day 1. The team...

LB Brent – e-learning on a budget

The London Borough of Brent received a special mention in the e-learning award 2006 for the way that they delivered business impact from their e-learning, despite limited budgets.  This case study, shows that you don’t need a big budget to achieve...

Doctors.net use e-learning to prevent future crisis

A great example of takeup of e-learning amongst GP’s This article was originally created by the Work based e-learning project at e-skills UK and is reproduced with kind permission. Related downloads e-learning award doctorsnet case...

The Dental Chanel increases e-learning Takeup

Award winning example of how clever marketing techniques helped to engage dentists with e-learning across the UK. This article was originally created by the Work based e-learning project at e-skills UK and is reproduced with kind permission. Related downloads Dental...

e-learning excellence celebrated

 A journey towards e-learning maturity within any organisation is not always easy and all successes deserve celebration. On the 8th of November it was great to honour those whose journeys were shortlisted n the 2007 e-learning awards, those who received...

Polestar’s Print Dynamics Programme

  This is the first in a series of podcasts with organisations to highlight how they have been using e-learning creatively to address business needs. Here , Darrin Stevens, Group Training Director of Polestar ( one of the largest printing firms in the UK)...

BT – mobile learning for field engineers

This case study looks at how BT addressed the challenges of providing and monitoring learning for 30,000 field engineers. It looks at the challenges that were addressed in meeting the needs of a dispersed audience and outlines the practicalities of using the mobile...

The Priory Group

The Priory Group and their partner Information Transfer were the winners of the ‘Widening participation in e-learning’ e-learning award (Nov 2006) and the winners of ‘elearning project of the Year’ from the Institute of IT training (Feb...

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