Virtual College was presented with the Tech4Good trophy at the Northern Tech awards, held on 22nd March in Edinburgh, one of Europe’s tech hub hotspots.
This award category recognises companies that use their technology and business model to bring about positive changes in society.
The Northern Tech Awards have been running since 2011 and highlight the fastest growing technology companies in the North.
The awards provide a unique way of celebrating the innovative technologies and businesses developed in the region, and recognise those who have contributed to their success.
The event is invitation-only, attended by CEOs, entrepreneurs and business leaders in the digital economy and provides an opportunity for like-minded entrepreneurs to make contact and exchange ideas.
GP Bullhound in partnership with Tech North, the government backed tech sector initiative, jointly find, recognise and celebrate the region’s biggest tech success stories by compiling the Northern Tech 100 League Table.
The Top 100 fastest growing technology companies are ranked in the Tech 100 league table by revenue growth over the last three years. With a growth of over 25%, Virtual College was ranked in 63rd position in the Top 100.
From the fastest growing technology companies, the judges select companies worthy of special judges’ awards.
Virtual College received the Tech4Good Award in recognition of its success in delivering mass online training programme aimed at improving outcomes in the health and social care sectors.
Virtual College has developed into one of the UK's leading providers of total solutions within the e-learning arena with a clear mission to offer inspiring learning for all.
Founded in 1995, today Virtual College has over 3 million registered online learners and this is growing at a rate of over 1,500 a day, across both public and private sectors.
A recent winner of a wealth of independently-judged global industry awards, including gold and silver awards at the Learning Technologies Awards 2017, Virtual College is consistently ranked amongst the UK’s top e-learning providers.
Virtual College has been identified as one of London stock exchange’s 1000 companies to inspire Britain in a report which celebrates the UK’s fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium-sized businesses.
The company has developed a comprehensive product range, including over 300 online courses accessed via the company's own Learning Management System Enable, as well as offering a complete bespoke training design and development service.
Further information is available at www.virtual-college.co.uk.