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AITD Excellence Awards - Nominations Close in 2 weeks

Be recognised for excellence in learning and organisational development!

Released: 3 April 2017

Since 2002 AITD National Training Excellence Awards have recognised excellence in learning and development and in organisational development.


In 2017 nominations will be accepted in the following Award categories:

  1. Best Implementation of a Blended Learning Solution
  2. Best Learning Organisation
  3. Best Use of Gamification/Simulation for Learning
  4. Best Talent Development Program
  5. Best Use of Social /Collaborative Learning
  6. Best Use of Technology for Learning
  7. The Dr Alastair Rylatt Award for Learning and Development Professional of the Year
  8. Mark Pompei Student Scholarship

Important Dates

The timeline for the awards in 2017 is as follows:

  1. 10 April - Award applications available on AITD website
  2. 28 July - Award applications close
  3. August - Award judging period
  4. September - Finalists announced
  5. 17 November - Awards ceremony

Closing Date

Submissions must be received via the online Awards platform by 5.00 pm (AEST) on Friday 28 July 2017. Late applications will not be accepted.

A summary of the criteria for the organisational awards can be downloaded here:

  AITD Excellence Awards 2017 - Criteria Summary 28kb


Read these articles to learn more about winning entries:

  Be Excellent - How To Prepare A Successful Application For The AITD Excellence Awards 272kb

  AITD Awards 2016 Feature 626kb


Contact the AITD team to obtain copies of the February and June 2017 issues of Training and Development magazine which feature the 2016 AITD Excellence Awards winners and details How To Prepare a Successful Application for the AITD Excellence Awards.



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