George Ryan

‘The best feeling ever’: could this be you in 2019?

Get your applications in now for a chance to win a trophy at next year’s ceremony, writes George Ryan

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In 2014, Alison Scattergood became the first woman to be named a British Master Barber. Last year, she was accepted as a member of the prestigious Fellowship for British Hairdressing.

But the lecturer at East Durham College was in no doubt as to the pinnacle of her working life to date: being named teacher of the year at the Tes FE Awards 2018, in front of more than 800 guests at the Grosvenor House hotel on London’s Park Lane. “I’m truly thrilled,” she said. “This is the best achievement in my career. Teaching is hard work but very rewarding. Being recognised like this and receiving this ...

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