NASBTT Awards 2019: Celebrating Excellence in School-Based Teacher Education

The National Association of School-Based Teacher Trainers (NASBTT) is delighted to launch its new annual awards which celebrate excellence in school-based teacher education.

Nominations are now open for the NASBTT Awards 2019 and there are seven categories available to enter before the 3rd May 2019 closing date:

Administrator of the Year

To recognise exceptional administrators who go above and beyond in ensuring the smooth running and success of school-based provision.

Mentor of the Year

To recognise outstanding mentors who inspire other new and aspiring teachers to take up this important and often underrated role in school.

Trainer of the Year

To recognise inspirational trainers or facilitators whose best practice provision excites and motivates school-based trainee teachers.

Partnership Lead of the Year

To recognise partnership leads who motivate and inspire their core team to achieve success through effective leadership and management.

Innovative Practice of the Year

To recognise innovative ways for training the next generation of teachers and how this practice is promoting new entrants to the profession.

HEI Partner of the Year

To recognise university partners who work collegiately with school partners to create genuinely personalised and impactful training programmes.

SCITT or School Direct Lead School of the Year

To recognise the ‘best of the best’ school-based teacher training providers within the sector.

The NASBTT Awards 2019 are open to any member of staff from any member organisation. An expert judging panel will draw up a shortlist for each award category and the winners will be announced at the NASBTT Awards Evening 2019 on Thursday, 11th July 2019 at the Union Jack Club, Sandell Street, London, SE1 8UJ. More information about the awards and how to submit your nomination can be found here.

NASBTT Executive Director Emma Hollis said: “The past 12 months have already seen huge celebrations in the ITT sector, with 99% of provision now rated either good or outstanding and a staggering 43% of SCITT provision rated outstanding, so in many ways the excellence of school-based teacher education sector speaks for itself. However, what the NASBTT Awards 2019 are fundamentally about is recognising the exceptionally hard-working and talented professionals behind the statistics and data. We are proud to launch our annual awards and look forward to receiving nominations from members for the seven categories. We are also excited to present an Outstanding Contribution award on the evening, with the individual recipient to be decided by the NASBTT central team.”

Notes for editors:

Emma Hollis is available for interview via Phil Smith, NASBTT PR Consultant
Telephone: 01778 218180
Mobile: 07866 436159
Email: phil@philsmithcommunications.co.uk

Contact NASBTT:

Alison Hobson, Executive Officer
Telephone: 01933 627049
Mobile: 07925 805399
Email: office@nasbtt.org.uk

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