Judges will be looking for an exceptional primary school which stands out from the rest and can demonstrate: • high standards, significant improvements or strong performance over the academic year • creativity and innovation which help children aspire and achieve
This award will go to an exceptional secondary school which stands out from the rest and demonstrates: • high standards, significant improvements or strong performance over the academic year • creativity and innovation which help children aspire and achieve
This is an award for an individual or team of vital “backroom” staff in any setting which delivers education or training.
It must be shown how: • they always give exceptional service • they make a real difference to their establishment through their work
This award will recognise a teaching assistant where it is demonstrated: • how they make an outstanding contribution to their nursery or school • how they provide inspirational and outstanding support to children or young people
This award is for a teacher, lecturer, trainer or tutor who: • inspires, engages and raises the aspirations of students • makes an exceptional contribution to the life of their school, college, training setting or university
This award will recognise the leader of an education establishment or training provider. Judges will be looking for someone: • with exceptional and inspirational leadership qualities • who has had a significant impact or driven improvements over the academic year
This award will recognise an individual pupil, student or learner of any age who can demonstrate: • a commitment to their own personal or professional development through academic, practical or vocational learning or in areas such as sport or the arts • they must show improving their skills or qualification has made a real difference to their life
This award will recognise a school, college, university, training provider or other organisation which has successfully engaged its community and encouraged others to participate in learning. For example, judges will be looking for: • creative schemes which engage with and provide opportunities for hard to reach groups • the development of new skills among students or groups returning to learning
This award is to recognise an organisation, partnership or initiative which supports students of any age who face challenges to a mainstream curriculum. Nominations should demonstrate: • accessible opportunities developed for students • the positive impact on students and communities
This award is open to everyone and will be decided by a public vote. Nominees will have displayed, excellence, commitment or courage beyond the norm, or will have achieved something of note or significance in the education sphere.
This award is for a school or training provider which forges relationships with employers and industry to ensure its students are ready for the world of work. Nominations must show: • how educators and business leaders work together to provide opportunities for young people or students • the range of “work ready” hard and soft skills being developed • how they help youngsters secure education, employment and training opportunities
This award will go to an individual or group of people who: • rose to meet an exceptional challenge which affected themselves or their education or training establishment during the 2018/19 academic year • experienced success after overcoming significant or increasing challenges
Judges invite nominations of quality for this prestigious award which will go to someone who, in their view, has had a significant and positive impact on education, training and skills development over a period of years.
There will be no shortlist published for this award and only the winner will be invited to the event.
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