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EUREC Awards (Renewable Energy Education)4th July~1st October 4078
Categories: Best Education project in the field of Renewable Energy
The Progressive Preschool Awards6th July8th November4148
Categories: The Retail Awards:
Best Independent Toy Retailer
Best Independent Nursery Retailer
Best Independent Apparel Retailer
Best Independent Gift Retailer
Best Online Retailer
Best Department Store Retailer
Best Supermarket Retailer
Best Mixed Retailer
Best Multiple Retailer
Best Retail Initiative

The Product Awards
Best Preschool Essentials Range
Best Preschool Reading or Writing Range
Best Preschool Outdoor Toy Range
Best Preschool Home or Furniture Range
Best Preschool Mobility Range
Best Preschool Apparel or Accessories Range
Best Preschool Toy or Games Range
Best Preschool Gift Range
The Innovation Award

The Special Awards
Best Marketing Award
The Outstanding Achievement Award
Best Wholesaler or Distributor Award
The Primary Science Teacher Awards13th July~18th October5092
Categories: The Primary Science Teacher Award
EDUcatering Excellence Awards20th July8th October3579
Categories: Contract Caterer of the Year
Independent School Caterer of the Year
Innovation Award
Local Authority of the Year
Marketing Award
Newcomer of the Year
Primary School Caterer of the Year
School Food Plan Award
Secondary School Caterer of the Year
Self-Managed School Caterer of the Year
Specialist of the Year Award
Special Award
Association of Colleges AoC Beacon Awards 20th July~17th November3752
Categories: British Council International Award
The Careers and Enterprise Company Careers Education and Guidance Award
Edge Award for Excellence in the Practical Delivery of Technical and Professional Learning
Skills and Education Group Award for Social Mobility and Widening Participation
AoC Mental Health and Wellbeing Award
Effective use of Technology in Further Education Award
College Engagement with Employers Award
Support for Learners Award
The ATC Language Industry Summit Awards~15th August20th September4226
Categories: Project Manager of the Year
Project Management team of the Year
Translator/ Supplier of the Year
Sales person of the Year
Outstanding contribution to the language industry
Times Higher Education World University Rankings ~Ranking~21st September4650
Categories: Ranking
Education Estates Awards ~30th August16th October4581
Categories: Estates & Facilities Team
Innovation in Teaching and Learning
Student Experience
Innovation in Delivering Value
Refurbishment of the Year
Project of the Year
Client of the Year
Contractor of the Year
Architectural Practice of the Year
Consultancy of the Year
The National Nursery Recognition Awards7th September26th January5145
Categories: Nursery of the Year
Best Independent Nursery
Nursery Group Recognition
Best Staff
Best Staff Development
Newcomer of the Year
Best Planned Activities
Best Indoor Learning Environment
Best Outdoor Learning Environment
Best Team Leaders
Nursery Food Recognition
Best Director
Personality of the Year
Special Aid Recognition
Innovation Recognition
Best Website
Communication with Parents Recognition
Women in International Education Awards~15th September~28th October4824
Categories: Inspirational Woman of the Year
Enlightened Employer Award
The Rosemary Quinn Lifetime Achievement Award
Woman Business Owner/MD of the Year
Best Champion of Change of the Year
Rising Star of the Year
Best New Business/Start Up of the Year
Mentor of the Year
Teacher/Academic Director of the Year
Charitable Endeavour of the Year
BETT Awards28th September23rd January53
Categories: Innovator of the Year
Early Years Content
Primary Content
Secondary Content
Classroom Aids for Learning, Teaching and Assessment
Whole School Aids for Learning, Teaching and Assessment
Special Educational Needs solutions
Digital Devices
Leadership and Management solutions
Exporter of the Year
Service and Support
Company of the Year (less than £3m turnover)
Company of the Year (over £3m turnover)
Free Digital Content or Open Educational Resources
International Digital Education Resource
Educational Apps
Best Education Support Resource for Parents or Home Learning
Start-up of the Year
Higher or Further Education Digital Services
NEW Collaboration with a School
NEW Impact Award (Free to Enter)
The College Marketing Network FE First Awards~28th September~27th November3762
Categories: External PR/Communications campaign
Internal Communications campaign
Events management
Website development
Innovation
Digital and social media campaign
School leaver recruitment campaign
Specialised recruitment campaign
Full-time prospectus
Marketing Team of the Year
Lifetime Achievement Award
The National Acquisitions Group NAG Award for Excellence ~30th September~14th September3763
Categories: The NAG Award for Excellence
Global Teacher Prize ~8th October~1st March 3769
Categories: Global Teaching Prize
TES Further Education Awards~27th October~23rd February1998
Categories: Lifetime achievement
Teacher of the year
Employer engagement
Outstanding use of technology for improving teaching, learning and assessment
Assessor of the year
Professional services team of the year
Best teaching and learning initiative
Contribution to the local community
FE leader of the year
Overall FE provider of the year
Support for learners
Training Provider of the Year
FE College of the year
Apprenticeship programme of the year
Sixth form college of the year
Specialist provider of the year
Adult and community learning provider of the year
National Centre for Diversity FE Sector Diversity Awards ~30th October~15th November4532
Categories: London Further Education Provider of the Year
South West Further Education Provider of the Year
East Midlands Further Education Provider of the Year
Scottish Further Education Provider of the Year
Welsh Further Education Provider of the Year
North West Further Education Provider of the Year
Best Newcomer of the Year
West Midlands Further Education Provider of the Year
To be eligible for entry, organisations had to have completed the Investors in Diversity or Leaders in Diversity Accreditation.

North East Further Education Provider of the Year
Specialist College of the Year
Yorkshire and Humber Further Education Provider of the Year
Most Improved FE organisation of the Year
Corporation Board Member of the Year
Learner of the Year
EDI Marketing Initiative of the Year
FE Sector EDI Lead of the Year
FE Sector Employee of the Year
UK FE Provider of the Year
British Education Awards ~31st October~31st January4964
Categories: GCSE/National 5
A-Level/Highers
Vocational
Degree
ELTons Awards~3rd November~4th June 581
Categories: Excellence in Course Innovation
Innovation in Learner Resources
Innovation in Teacher Resources
Digital Innovation
Local Innovation
ESRC Celebrating Impact Awards ~23rd November~19th June4168
Categories: Outstanding Impact in Business
Outstanding Impact in Public Policy
Outstanding Impact in Society
Outstanding International Impact
Outstanding Early Career Impact
Impact Champion
GESS Education Awards ~8th December~28th February4825
Categories: Awards for Suppliers and/or Distributors:
Early Years Resource/Equipment Supplier of the Year
Primary Resource/Equipment Supplier of the Year
Secondary and Higher Education Resource/Equipment Supplier of the Year
SEN Resource/Equipment Supplier of the Year
Best Free ICT / App product
Best Paid for ICT / App Product
Best Resource or Equipment – non ICT
Best Product to Promote Health and Fitness in the Classroom

Start Up Company of the Year
SME Company of the Year
Multinational Company of the Year
Innovation Product Awards

Awards for teachers, schools and educational professionals:
Lifetime Achievement Award
Best use of ICT / elearning in the Classroom
Ambassador for the Environment
Community Award for Citizenship
Innovation in Education Award
Outstanding Contribution in Education Award
Festival of Learning Awards ~12th January~1st September3768
Categories: Individual Learners
Employers
Tutors
Projects/Provision

Patron's Award
President's Award
Learning for Work Award
Project Award
Employer Award
Young Adult Learner Award
Social Impact Award
Tutor Award
Outstanding Individual Learner Award
The WISE Awards ~30th January~29th September4097
Categories: The WISE Awards recognize six cutting-edge projects that successfully address today’s global educational challenges
Language Industry Awards ~31st January~15th March4275
Categories: Young Talent
Best Language Publication
Best Website in the Language Industry
Best Language Project
Best Language Product
Best Language Service
Best Language Software / App
Best Learning and Networking Event
THE (Times Higher Education) Leadership and Management Awards (THELMAs)~14th February21st June557
Categories: Outstanding Digital Innovation of the Year
Outstanding Library Team
Excellence in Registry Services
Outstanding Student Services Team
Outstanding Leadership and Management Team
Outstanding Marketing/Communications Team
Outstanding Estates Strategy
International Strategy of the Year
Knowledge Exchange/Transfer Initiative of the Year
Workplace of the Year
Outstanding Financial Performance
Outstanding Strategic Planning Team
Outstanding Employer Engagement Strategy
Teaching and Learning Strategy of the Year
The NUS International Students Awards ~15th February~13th May4209
Categories: International Students’ Officer of the Year
International Student of the Year
International Students’ Campaign of the Year
Internationalised Students’ Union of the Year (FE)
Internationalised Students’ Union of the Year (HE)
College & University Business Officers CUBO Awards ~23rd February27th June3580
Categories: Best Marketing Campaign
Excellence in Student Sport Experience
Commercial University of the Year
Best Student Housing
Best Catering Service
Business Manager of the Year
Innovation Award for Excellence in Student Experience
Business Partner of the Year
Lifetime Achievement Award
The Guardian University Awards~23rd February~23rd April3732
Categories: 1 Teaching excellence
2 Advancing staff equality
3 Student experience
4 Widening access and outreach
5 Retention, support and student outcomes
6 Course and curriculum design
7 Employability and entrepreneurship
8 Business collaboration
9 Social and community impact
10 Research impact
11 Internationalisation
12 Digital innovation
13 Buildings that inspire
14 Sustainability project
15 Marketing and comms campaigns
16 Inspiring leader
The National BTEC Awards~23rd February~6th July3753
Categories: Outstanding BTEC Student of the Year
Outstanding BTEC Teacher/Tutor of the Year
Outstanding BTEC School/College of the Year
Outstanding BTEC Apprentice of the Year (16-18 years)
Outstanding BTEC Apprentice of the Year (19-24 years)
Outstanding BTEC Adult Learner of the Year (24+ years)
Outstanding International BTEC Student of the Year
Most Innovative BTEC Apprenticeship Provider of the Year.
Outstanding BTEC Business and Enterprise Student of the Year
Outstanding BTEC IT Student of the Year
Outstanding BTEC Media Student of the Year
Outstanding BTEC Creative Art and Design Student of the Year
Outstanding BTEC Science Student of the Year
Outstanding BTEC Engineering Student of the Year
Outstanding BTEC Child and Social Care Student of the Year
Outstanding BTEC Sport Student of the Year
Outstanding BTEC Performing Arts Student of the Year
Outstanding BTEC Hospitality and Travel and Tourism Student of the Year
Outstanding BTEC Construction Student of the Year
Outstanding BTEC Land Based Student of the Year
Outstanding BTEC Public Services Student of the Year
ECU Athena SWAN awards~Multiple dates~29th September3826
Categories: Bronze institution award
Silver institution award
Bronze department award
Silver department award
Gold institution award
Gold department award
Whatuni Student Choice Awards ~Ranking~19th April4651
Categories: Ranking based on reviews by thousands of current uni students.
University of the Year
Accommodation
City Life
Clubs & Societies
Course & Lecturers
Job Prospects
Student Union
Uni Facilities
Student Support
Giving Back
International (based on the overall rating given by international students at each university)
Postgraduate (based on the overall rating given by postgraduate students at each university)

New for 2018:
The Independent Higher Education Award
The Further Education College Award
Best Prospective Student Engagement Award (submission based)
The Heist Awards for Education Marketing~2nd March~13th July 2999
Categories: Best Undergraduate Prospectus (printed)
Best Prospectus from a Specialist Institution (printed)
Best Further Education Prospectus (printed)
Best Postgraduate Prospectus (printed)
Best Student Recruitment Campaign
Best International Initiative
Best Alumni or Fundraising Campaign
Best Strategic / Branding / Corporate Campaign
Best Use of Innovation and Creative Thinking
Best PR / Advocacy Campaign
Best Internal Communication Campaign
Best Corporate Social Responsibility / Business / Community Engagement Campaign
Best Use of Digital / Social Marketing
Best Website
Heist Awards' Marketing Department of the Year
VQ Awards (Vocational Qualifications) ~2nd March~3rd May3751
Categories: Learner
VQ Learner of the Year (Intermediate Level)
VQ Learner of the Year (Higher Level)

Trainer
VQ Trainer of the Year

Employer
VQ Employer of the Year
TES Schools Award~4th March22nd June1997
Categories: Services to education
English teacher or team of the year
Maths teacher or team of the year
Science, technology and engineering teacher or team of the year
New teacher of the year
Headteacher of the year
Sustainable schools award
Community and collaboration award
International award
Employer of the year
Healthy school of the year
Creative school of the year
Early years setting of the year
Primary school of the year
Secondary school of the year
Alternative provision school of the year
Lifetime achievement
Overall school of the year
Universities Human Resources UHR Awards for Excellence in HR~19th March24th May4652
Categories: Business Effectiveness through Innovation
Learning & Organisational Development
Equality and Diversity
Exceptional HR
The Pearson Teaching Awards~23rd March~22nd October554
Categories: The Award for Excellence in Special Needs Teaching
The Award for FE Lecturer of the Year
The Award for FE Team of the Year
The Award for Headteacher of the Year in a Primary School
The Award for Headteacher of the Year in a Secondary School
The award for Lifetime Achievement
The Award for School of the Year – ‘Making a difference’
The Award for Outstanding New Teacher of the Year
The Award for Teacher of the Year in a Primary School
The Award for Teacher of the Year in a Secondary School
The Award for Teaching Assistant of the Year
The Award for the Outstanding Use of Technology in Education
What's On 4 Junior Awards~23rd March3rd October4150
Categories: Best Pre/Post Natal Activity or Parenting Education Class
Best New Activity for Children Best Independent Children's Party Entertainment or Supplier
Best Independent Activity for children aged 5 to 12
Best Product Supporting Children’s Activities at Home
Best Franchised/Licensed Activity for Children aged 5 to 12
Best Independent Baby & Toddler Activity for the Under 5s
Best Independent Pre-Schooler Activity for the Under 5's
Outstanding Activity Leader for children aged 5 to 12

Most Outstanding Activity Leader for the Under 5s
South East
South West
North
East
West and Wales
Northern Ireland and Scotland

Best Franchised/Licenced Children's Party Entertainment or Supplier
Best not-for-profit, CIC or charity offering activities, clubs, classes or groups for families, babies or children
Best Franchised/Licensed Baby & Toddler Activity - up to 15 franchisees/licensees
Best Franchised/Licensed Baby & Toddler Activity - 15 to 50 franchisees/licensees
Best Franchised/Licensed Baby & Toddler Activity - more than 50 franchisees/licensees
Best Franchised/Licensed Pre-Schooler Activity – up to 15 franchisees/licensees
Best Franchised/Licensed Pre-Schooler Activity – 15 to 50 franchisees/licensees
Best Franchised/Licensed Pre-Schooler Activity - more than 50 franchisees/licensees
Industry Champion of the Year
Most Outstanding Community Group Volunteer for Children or Families
The AAT Training Provider Awards~29th March24th May3767
Categories: 1. Training provider of the year - small
2. Training provider of the year - medium
3. Training provider of the year - large
4. Pauline Sparkes Award for best new training provider
5. Distance learning provider of the year
6. International training provider of the year
7. Apprenticeship training provider of the year
8. Best use of e-learning
9. Student of the year
10. Distance learner of the year
11. Apprentice of the year
12. AAT Champion award
13. Lifetime Achievement: AAT Tutor
14. AAT Tutor of the Year
BELMAS Awards~Multiple dates~7th-9th July3827
Categories: Distinguished Service Award
EMAL Best Paper Award
MIE Best Paper Award
Doctoral Thesis Award
Practitioner Award

NDNA Nursery Awards~31st March22nd June4108
Categories: Public voting awards:
Nursery of the Year
Morgan La RochePractitioner of the Year
The Safer Food Group logoHealthy Nursery of the Year

Evidence based awards:
Team development award
Citation logoManager of the Year
Spark Early Years logoTechnology award

Nomination based awards:
Christie & Co logoChampions’ Award
Outstanding contribution
Outstanding Network
NMT Nursery Top 20 ~20th April31st May4106
Categories: The Top 20 will consist of:
Top 10 Most Influential People
5 Most Inspirational People
Top 5 from the Nursery Business Index.
Santander Universities Enterprise Awards~20th April4th October5029
Categories: Technology business
Non-technology business
The LACA Awards for Excellence~27th April12th July3581
Categories: Primary school or Academy:
LACA Unsung Hero Award
LACA Primary School Catering Team of the Year Award
LACA Education Catering Marketing Award
Nan Berger Award
LACA Change for Life Award

Secondary school or Academy:
LACA Unsung Hero Award
LACA Secondary School Catering Team of the Year Award
LACA Education Catering Marketing Award
Nan Berger Award
LACA Change for Life Award
LACA Unsung Hero Award
Nan Berger Award
LACA Self-Delivered/In-House Catering Operation

A local authority or contract caterer who manage several school sites, either secondary or primary:
LACA Unsung Hero Award
LACA Catering Business of the Year Award
LACA Education Catering Marketing Award
Nan Berger Award
LACA Change for Life Award
LACA Apprentice/Trainee Award.

A catering team working with a local authority but excluding education catering eg staff feeding, civic catering:
Nan Berger Award

An individual within education catering who has demonstrated outstanding levels of service and commitment:
Nan Berger Award
Roger Davis Outstanding Achievement Award
NUS Awards ~30th April4th July3764
Categories: Relationships and Partnerships Award
Democracy Award
People Award
Participation Award
Representation and Campaigning Award
Officer Team of the Year Award
The Simpson/King Staff Achievement Award
Union of the Year
Education Business Awards~1st May5th July114
Categories: Outstanding Progess Award - Primary
Outstanding Progess Award - Secondary
Outstanding Progess Award - Independent
Academy Partnership Award
SEN Inclusion Award
SEN Provision Award
Excellence in Health & Safety Award
Innovation in Health & Safety Award
STEM Award
Music Award
Educational Visits Award
Sports Award
School Catering Award
ICT Facility Award
ICT Innovation Award
Community Award
Personal Finance Education Award
School Procurement Award
School Recruitment Award
School Building Award
Environmental Practice Award
School Security Award
The University Partnerships Programme UPP Awards ~8th May~27th July2695
Categories: OUTSTANDING TEAMWORK
PARTNERSHIP
INNOVATION
COMMUNITY
RESPONSIBILITY AND SUSTAINABILITY
STUDENT EXPERIENCE
WELLBEING
INSPIRING AND LEADING
RISING STAR
UNSUNG HERO
DEDICATION
ABOVE AND BEYOND
The Better Energy School Awards~8th May1st July534
Categories: Totally Active
Totally Scientific
Totally Creative
Totally Clued Up
The PIEoneer Awards ~9th May7th September4620
Categories: Pieoneer Of The Year
marketing Campaign Of The Year
student Support Award
accommodation Provider Of The Year
education Agency Of The Year
championing Diversity Award
progressive Education Delivery Award
international Alumni Of The Year
association Of The Year
public / Private Partnership Of The Year
digital Innovation Of The Year
outstanding Contribution To The Industry
The Nursery World Awards ~11th May22nd September4105
Categories: Nursery of the Year
Pre-School of the Year
Early Years in School Award
Nursery Group of the Year
Childminding Business of the Year
Nursery Manager of the Year
Nursery Operations / Regional Manager of the Year
Early Years Teacher of the Year
Nursery Practitioner of the Year
Newcomer of the Year
Trainer of the Year
Childminder of the Year
Outstanding Contribution
Working with Parents Award
Inclusive Practice Award
Team Development Award
Early Years Launch of the Year
Nursery Food Award
Enabling Environments Award
Online and Social Media Award
Community Support
Health and Well-Being Award
Birth to Fives Resources
Staff Resources
Professional Books
National Enterprise Educator Awards NEEA 1st June6th September4363
Categories: Enterprise catalyst
HE Team Enterprise
FE Team Enterprise
Practical Pre-School Awards8th June~1st October535
Categories: Teacher Resources, Equipment And Tools
toys And Games 0-3
toys And Games 3-5
childcare
music And Multimedia
electronic And New Technology
books And Publications
classic Toys And Games
modern Foreign Languages
creative Play
outdoor Toys And Equipment
days Out And Attractions
Green Gown Awards 8th June~15th November3758
Categories: Organisation Categories:
Best Newcomer
Carbon Reduction
Community - inclusion in the International Green Gown Award
Continuous Improvement: Institutional Change - inclusion in the International Green Gown Awards
Enterprise
Employability
Facilities and Services
Food and Drink
Learning and Skills
Research and Development: Institution
Student Engagement - inclusion in International Green Gown Award
Sustainability Reporting

Individual Categories:
Research and Development (Student) Award
Sustainability Champion Award
Sustainability Professional Award
Leadership Award
Autism Hero Awards 15th June13th October4855
Categories: The Outstanding Achievement in Education
People’s Hero Award
Sibling of the Year
Parent/Carer of the Year Award
Personal Achievement Award
The Lifetime Award
Leading Business Award
The Outstanding Achievement in Sport
Top Journalism Award
Online Social Network Award
Healthcare Professional Award
Outstanding Community Award
THE Awards (Times Higher Education Awards)27th June29th November35
Categories: The Lord Dearing Lifetime Achievement Award
Outstanding Research Supervisor of the Year
Excellence and Innovation in the Arts
Most Improved Student Experience
Most Innovative Contribution to Business-University Collaboration
Outstanding Digital Innovation in Teaching or Research
Outstanding Employer Engagement Initiative
Research Project of the Year
Outstanding Contribution to Leadership Development
Widening Participation or Outreach Initiative of the Year
Outstanding Contribution to the Local Community
Outstanding Contribution to Innovation and Technology
Outstanding Support for Students
Most Innovative Teacher of the Year
International Collaboration of the Year
Business School of the Year
Outstanding International Student Strategy
Entrepreneurial University of the Year
University of the Year
Children and Young People Now Awards29th June21st November539
Categories: The Early Years Award
Children and Young People’s Champion
The Play Award
The Children’s Achievement Award
The Youth Work Award
The Partnership Working Award
The Youth Volunteering and Social Action Award
The Recruitment and Professional Development Award
The Learning Award
The Public Sector Children’s Team Award
The Arts and Culture Award
The Children and Young People’s Charity Award
The Advice and Guidance Award
The Young Carers Award
The Leaving Care Award
The Mental Health and Wellbeing Award
The Early Intervention Award
The National Citizen Service Award
The Children in Care Award
The Youth Justice Award
The Family Support Award
The Safeguarding Award
PHSE Education Award
The EducationInvestor Awards 29th June3rd October3733
Categories: Advisory and Finance
Banker/Lender
Consultants – to education institutions
Consultants – to the private sector
Financial advisor
Investor
Legal Advisors – deal making
Legal Advisors – to education institutions

Education Infastructure
Education constructor
Education property consultants
Student accommodation fund

Education Providers
Education content provider
Further or vocational
Higher or professional
Nursery group of the year
Private tuition centre operator
Private tutoring company
School operator – academy chain
School operator – private schools groups

Suppliers
Recruitment service
School improvement service
School procurement service
Technological infrastructure
Use of educational technology

The grands-prix
Education business of the year
Education partnership of the year
Exporting Excellence – education provision
Exporting Excellence – technology
New Kid award
Outstanding contribution by an individual

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