Paying tribute to a `fantastic' sector

The runners and riders in the TES FE Awards 2015 unveiled

The countdown to the most prestigious event in the further education calendar begins today with the publication of the shortlist for the TES FE Awards 2015.

Dozens of colleges and training providers submitted entries for the awards, which recognise the best individual and team contributions to the sector.

This year there are three new categories: outstanding contribution to a subject or vocational area, training provider of the year and overall FE provider of the year. The winner of this last award will be chosen from the victors in the training provider of the year and college of the year categories.

The winners will be announced at a ceremony at the Grosvenor House hotel in Park Lane, London, on Friday 27 February.

TES editor Ann Mroz said the quality of entries reflected the strength and depth of the FE sector. "If anyone is in any doubt about the fantastic work that is going on in our colleges and training providers, then they need to look no further than the nominations we have received," she added.


Lifetime achievement

The shortlist for this award is kept secret. The winner will be revealed at the ceremony on Friday 27 February 2015

Contribution to the local community

  • Chichester College
  • City of Glasgow College
  • Havering College of Further and Higher Education
  • Pembrokeshire College
  • Wakefield College
  • West College Scotland
    • Outstanding use of technology in FE

      • Bedford College
      • Croydon College
      • Heart of Worcestershire College
      • Loughborough College
      • Reading College
      • Walsall College
        • Teacher of the year

          • Scott Hayden, Basingstoke College of Technology
          • Peter Wright, The Blackpool Sixth Form College
          • Nick Tasker, Bridgwater College
          • Tomas Yates, Chichester College
          • Ali Sharif, College of North West London
          • Mark Damon Chutter, Sussex Downs College
            • Support for students

              • Bournville College
              • Canterbury College
              • Colchester Institute
              • New College Swindon
              • NPTC Group
              • York College
                • Employer engagement

                  • Belfast Metropolitan College
                  • Bradford College
                  • City College Plymouth
                  • Coleg y Cymoedd
                  • Training 2000
                  • Uxbridge College
                    • Best teaching and learning initiative

                      • Boston College
                      • Chichester College
                      • City of Bath College
                      • Coleg Sir Gar
                      • Elatt Connected Learning
                      • Highlands College
                        • Marketingcommunications campaign of the year

                          • Barnet and Southgate College
                          • City and Islington College
                          • Salford City College
                          • Solihull College
                          • The Manchester College
                          • Wakefield College
                            • Outstanding contribution to a subject or vocational area

                              • Barking and Dagenham College
                              • The Blackpool Sixth Form College
                              • Bradford College
                              • College of North West London
                              • In Touch Care
                              • Pembrokeshire College
                                • FE leader of the year

                                  • Jackie Hadley, Barking and Dagenham College
                                  • Ian Pryce, Bedford College
                                  • Craig Hodgson, Newcastle-under-Lyme College
                                  • Jill Westerman, Northern College for Residential and Community Adult Education
                                  • Mhairi Harrington, West Lothian College
                                  • Paul Phillips, Weston College
                                    • Training provider of the year

                                      • DV8 Training
                                      • Foxes Academy
                                      • Lifetime Training
                                      • MPCT - Military Preparation College
                                      • PM Training
                                      • TQ Training
                                        • College of the Year

                                          • Barking and Dagenham College
                                          • Chichester College
                                          • John Ruskin College
                                          • New College Pontefract
                                          • Northern College for Residential and Community Adult Education
                                          • Weston College
                                            • Overall FE provider of the year

                                              This award will be given to one of the winners in the training provider of the year and college of the year categories

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