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SkillSoft Awards Innovative Learning Efforts at Perspectives Australia 2009

11 August 2009

SkillSoft, a leading provider of e-learning and performance support solutions, announced the five winners who received top e-learning and industry honours during its Perspectives annual user conference, attended by more than 150 people, in Sydney this week.

The awards recognise SkillSoft customers who have made notable efforts in e-learning and recognise their innovative ideas, powerful programs and inspiring leaders who are helping to transform the learning landscape in Australia and New Zealand.

According to SkillSoft Vice President and Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Glenn Nott, the diverse mix of industries that picked up a SkillSoft award have all succeeded in taking their use of technology-enabled learning and performance support solutions to the next level, enabling their organisation to clearly reap the benefits.

"We are thrilled to honour these organisations and their achievements because they have not only established best-in-class learning environments, but have closely aligned learning with their strategic priorities and business objectives." he said.

The Perspective Industry Awards winners are:

Telstra – 'Program of the Year' Award
Paul Bowles, Thales Australia – 'e-Learning Innovation' Award
Data#3 – 'Industry Achievement' Award
Suncorp – 'Instant Learning' Award
UXC Getronics Australia – 'Best Technical Training' Award

SkillSoft hosts the awards program to recognise organisations and individuals that have made significant, exemplary contributions within e-learning.

The annual SkillSoft Perspectives Australia conference includes keynote addresses from business leaders and brings together learning professionals and practitioners from various corporate industries and government agencies to discuss best practices and trends within the technology-enabled learning industry.

About SkillSoft

SkillSoft PLC (Nasdaq: SKIL) is a leading Software as a Service (SaaS) provider of on-demand e-learning and performance support solutions for global enterprises, government, education and small- to medium-sized businesses.
With its Asia Pacific headquarters in Melbourne, SkillSoft enables business organisations to maximise business performance through a combination of comprehensive e-learning content, online information resources, flexible learning technologies and support services.

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