Brandon Hall Group Launches The Excellence in Education Technology Awards Program

The leaders in Human Capital Management Awards have launched the Excellence in Education Technology Awards Program, which opened today and close in September. Brandon Hall Group has consistently recognized Education Technology in their two other programs but historically connected to how corporate organizations have used EdTech solutions.

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Boca Raton, FL, April 24, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Brandon Hall Group, the leading independent HCM Research and analyst firm, has opened entries for its first annual Excellence in Education Technology Awards. Often referred to as the Academy Awards of Human Capital Management, this is the first year with a dedicated awards program for Education Technology.

“The new program is a direct response from receiving hundreds of awards yearly from Universities, Business Schools, Education Associations, and many solution providers that work in both corporate and education markets,” said Brandon Hall Group CEO Mike Cooke.

There are over 30 categories in EdTech, and each application is judged on value proposition, innovation, unique differentiators, demos, and measurable results.

  • Best Creative Tools and Products
  • Best Badging and Credentialing Solution
  • Best Adaptive Learning Solution
  • Best Career Planning Solution
  • Best Classroom Management Platform
  • Best Collaboration Platform
  • Best Authoring Tools Platform
  • Best Digital Courseware Platform
  • Best Curriculum and Instruction Platform
  • Best Content Design Platform
  • Best Content Design Platform
  • Best E-learning, Blended, Flipped Classroom Solution, or Remote Solution
  • Best Online Courses or MOOCs Solution
  • Best Personalized Learning Platform
  • Best Enrollment & Admissions Platform
  • Best Recruiting, Hiring for Internships Platform
  • Best Lesson Planning Platform
  • Best Learning Management System (LMS) for Education
  • Best Literacy and Reading Platform
  • Best Mobile App for Education
  • Best Research and Resources Platform
  • Best Presentation Tools
  • Best STREAM (Science, Technology, Research, Engineering, the Arts, and Mathematics) Solution
  • Best Student Data Privacy Solution
  • Best Student Study Tools
  • Best Assessment, Survey, and Testing Solution
  • Best Tutoring Solution
  • Best Video-Based Learning Platform
  • Best Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality (AR, VR) Solution
  • Best Accessibility and Special Needs Platform
  • Best Arts, Music, or Creative Solution
  • Best Emerging EdTechSolution

The EdTech Program focuses on entries from solution providers offering technologies to the education industry. They can enter on their own or jointly with their client.

“Our education audience now has a dedicated category in the Technology Awards to submit and be reviewed by their peers,” said Brandon Hall Group COO Rachel Cooke. “We seek innovative and cutting-edge trailblazers in EdTech companies, K-12, colleges/universities, and executive business schools.”

The deadline to enter is September 18, 2023. Winners will be announced on December 7, 2023, in a live webcast as a prelude to the HCM Excellence Conference, which features a live awards ceremony on February 14, 2024, in Florida.

To learn more about the awards program and view the categories visit

---About Brandon Hall Group Inc.

Brandon Hall Group is the only professional development company that offers data, research, insights, and certification to Learning and Talent executives and organizations. The best minds in Human Capital Management (HCM) choose Brandon Hall Group to help them create future-proof employee development plans for the new era.

For 30 years, we have empowered, recognized, and certified excellence in organizations around the world, influencing the development of over 10,000,000 employees and executives. Our HCM Excellence Awards was the first to recognize organizations for learning and talent and is the gold standard, known as the “Academy Awards of Human Capital Management.”

Our cloud-based platform delivers evidence-based insights into Learning and Development, Talent Management, Leadership Development, Diversity and Inclusion, Talent Acquisition, and Human Resources for corporate organizations and HCM solution providers.

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