An exceptional teacher, or other educator, who improves the education and lives of their students and acts as a role model to others.

For teachers, lecturers and other educators who have made a special contribution in the classroom/learning environment to the education and lives of the children which will contribute to their future success.

This award is open to teachers; lecturers and other educators from Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) providers, any type of school, colleges, higher education and other learning providers.


Judging for this category will be based on the following:

  • Evidence of impact on attainment and progress of the children and young people they teach
  • Sharing of inspirational practice across their own and with other educational settings
  • Evidence of nominee continuing their professional development as an aspirational role model to other staff and the children and young people they teach

Please ensure that your nomination reflects the criteria above.

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