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CODE fellow Leonard Houx goes Gold


Centre for Online and Distance Education Fellow Leonard Houx has been named the Gold category Learning Designer of the Year in the 2022 Learning Technologies awards.

According to the judges, "Leonard provided an inspiring example of the intersection of technology, learning and teaching operating successfully. He has a deep understanding of his learners, and his learning design draws on quality research and theory. The results speak for themselves in above-average retention rates and the academic results of the students. As more educational institutions look to widen access to non-traditional cohorts of learners via digital learning, Leonard's approach and success in the sector make him a worthy winner."

The Learning Technologies Awards are independent and highly sought-after international awards. They recognise the commitment, enthusiasm and passion for learning technologies across the world. Finalists are selected by an independent judging panel of experts organised by the Learning Network

The 2022 awards were announced at Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel. London, at the Learning Technologies conference, Europe's leading showcase of organisational learning and the technology used to support learning at work, with over 9000 attendees from 50 different countries, 200 seminars and 200 exhibitors.