About Foster & Forge

Foster & Forge provides bespoke eLearning content development and consultancy.

Are you frazzled, overwhelmed and time-poor? 

We can alleviate that pressure by working with you collaboratively to create innovative solutions.

We are efficient in our work and straightforward with our comms. No mess, no fuss.

Helping you to feel supported, confident and inspired to train, develop and engage your staff to lead the growth of your business.

We are the people who design and build education programs with subject matter experts, ie you! We are the people you can trust.

A truly rewarding learning experience can’t be delivered in a ‘one size fits all’ manner. As designers, we build custom solutions for your end users, tailored to their unique learning preferences, cultures, and learning styles.

In short; we take your current training content and work with you to design and develop that content into the best version for eLearning.

Foster & Forge are a UK based team of eLearning developers who specialise in using industry-standard rapid eLearning development tools. We have over twenty years experience in training and instructional design with additional focus on eLearning.

We build eLearning experiences that capture people’s imagination. New technologies have brought new opportunities, allowing the possibility of quality interactive learning.

Having been quick to embrace new learning techniques, we offer you our expertise to build the right content to educate and deliver your organisations’ message.

“Our mission is to improve the quality and reputation of digital educational content, by holding it to the same high production standards as other commonly used digital media, in terms of creative design, interactivity and user engagement.”

Donna Westwood – F&F Founder

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Donna’s Story

After becoming a creative graduate, I found it difficult to find work that combined my enthusiasm for the creatives, learning, design and technology. I fell into teaching and training. However, it was when learning technologies started to emerge, that I found my calling, combining the fields that I loved.


I started freelancing, using my creative design knowledge to improve face to face training presentations and materials. During this time, the technologies used for these types of presentations improved and the call for online training increased and my extensive background in Art & Design and education filled the niche for being suited and able to create this type of learning.


After several years of freelancing, the demand for online training increased significantly and became to much work for just me, so I looked for ways to take on someone to help us grow as a business. I was looking for creative, young, future focused people to be on my team and I found that first someone through an apprenticeship scheme, that Sparsholt College had for a Digital Learning Design qualification, and this is how the business started to grow and propelled us forward to where we are today.

Donna Westwood

FOSTER & FORGE

We practice what we preach. Because we are passionate about education and technology, we also employ apprentices regularly. This helps our business to grow. We have trained 7 apprentices in the last 5 years alone!

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Values are important to us

Having clear company values helps us to ensure that all our employees are working towards the same goals. Our core values support the company's vision and shape our culture. That's why every single business decision should be aligned with these values.

Experienced

Offering expert advice to create a product that fits your vision.

FLexible

Meeting your needs by adapting the way we work.

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DESIGN-LED

Capturing imaginations by building creative experiences.

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Collaborative

Working together to bring your content to life.

TRustworthy

Speaking to you with authenticity in plain English – no techy jargon.

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