The 2015 E-Learning Awards winners were unveiled at the glittering gala ceremony on 25 November.

Over 700 guests gathered at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel in London to celebrate the strength and depth of successful e-learning that is taking place worldwide.  The gala was hosted by Deborah Frances-White and Phill Jupitus.

E-Learning Awards and Learning Technologies organiser Mark Penton from CloserStill, commented: "It was the toughest competition to date and congratulations are in order to all of the winners and everyone that was shortlisted.  The Awards programme has been a true recognition of the breadth of e-learning worldwide and we’d like to thank everyone who was involved, particularly our sponsors, partners and judges".

The winners were:
Best e-learning project - not for profit sector
Gold:  Red Balloon of the Air - Red Balloon Learner Centre Group
Silver: ARMS PelvicSim
Bronze: NDNA Maths Champions

Best e-learning project - public sector
Gold: OPERATION GRITROCK - British Army and CDS
Silver: Channel 4 and Acteon
Bronze: Transport for London in partnership with Kallidus

Best e-learning project - private sector
Gold: ERR (Engineering Real Results)
Silver: BSH Hausgeräte
Bronze: Travis Perkins in partnership with Kallidus

Excellence in the production of learning content - not for profit sector
Gold: NHS Leadership Academy in association with LEO and the KPMG led consortium
Silver: Channel 4 and Acteon
Bronze: Female Genital Mutilation: Recognising and Preventing FGM - Home Office and Virtual College

Excellence in the production of learning content - private sector
Gold: Grow Mobile - TalkTalk
Silver: Lloyds Banking Group - Take A Second
Bronze: TUI Travel's Multi-Device Retail Solution with City & Guilds Kineo

Best use of mobile learning
Gold: Hair Level - Bespeak
Silver: Vodafone and the Fuse mobile app
Bronze: Eye Education App from Johnson & Johnson Vision Care and perceptive, powered by Elucidat

Best use of social and collaborative learning technologies
Gold: Cass Art Training Online - DESQ
Silver: Citi
Bronze: LAS and BP

Best use of e-learning to ensure compliance with external regulations or internal policies
Gold: pwc and Brightwave - Be smart. Be secure
Silver: UK & Ireland Tesco Property Mobile Enabled Site Safety Inductions - Olive Learning

Most innovative new learning product
Gold: Barclays Digital Driving Licence
Silver: BranchTrack
Bronze: ERR (Engineering Real Results)

Best learning game
Gold: LAS, OxfordSM and Vodafone
Silver: QuizWiz- Zurich Insurance/Tata Interactive Systems

Best simulation or virtual environment
Gold: ERR (Engineering Real Results)
Silver: DALI Simulation - LIQVID and Philips Lighting Systems
Bronze: BNY Mellon: Managing Risk in Your Team with EmpowerTheUser

Best online distance learning programme
Gold: Learna and University of South Wales
Silver: MyLifetime - Lifetime Training’s Online Personal Training Diploma
Bronze: Academic Offer - The College of Estate Management (CEM)

Best use of blended learning
Gold: Transport for London in partnership with Kallidus and Interact
Silver: ERR (Engineering Real Results)
Bronze: The M&S Way - Atticmedia

Best learning management system implementation
Gold: GAME Learning Zone - GAME Digital and Growth Engineering
Silver: The Future Is Here - How Rentokil Initial moved to the future in 12 weeks
Bronze: NHSBSA in partnership with Kallidus

E-learning designer of the year
Gold: Paul Welch - City & Guilds Kineo
Silver: Joshua Roberts - Kallidus
Bronze: Robert Doyle - KPMG

E-learning team of the year
Gold: Rentokil Initial - Content Development Centre
Silver: The TP Group elearning team
Bronze: E-Learning Support Team, Defence School of Aeronautical Engineering, Headquarters Defence College of Technical Training

E-learning development company of the year
Gold: Virtual College
Silver: Mind Click - Changing the game
Bronze: Learning Pool

Learning Technologies outstanding contribution award
Gold: Rob Hubbard - LAS
Silver: Rod Knox - Virtual College
Bronze: Andrea Miles - Lumesse

e.learning age outstanding learning organisation award
Gold: Sponge UK
Silver: ERR (Engineering Real Results)
Bronze: Virtual College