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Who's up for an award this year?

For the busy teacher, the Education Resources Awards provide a short-cut to sifting through the best resources of the past year. Created by the British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA), the awards recognise quality and innovation across the range of teaching resources.

Ray Barker, director of BESA, says the range of resources and companies involved is one of the great strengths of the awards: "The Education Resources Awards are the only awards that highlight the quality and diversity of educational products and resources, excellent educational establishments and the most dedicated members of the teaching profession and supplies industry."

All the shortlisted resources will be showcased on the BESA stand and the winners will be announced at a ceremony at Aston Villa Football Club after the second day of the show. The shortlist by category is: Special education

Crick Software - Jigworks.

David Fulton Publishers - Meeting SEN in the Curriculum.

LDA - Speed Up!

Mantra Lingua - Macbeth Interactive.

Speechmark Publishing - Interactive Storytelling.

TextHelp - ReadWrite 7.1 Gold.

Early years

AC Black Publishers - Playsongs Lively Time.

Berol - Berol Koloron.

Findel Education - Galt Role Play Unit.

LDA - Time to Talk Game.

TTS Group - The Tuff Spot and 50 Ways to Use a Tuff Spot.

Zero to Ten - Little Players Series.

Primary resources and equipment 2Simple Software - 2Animate.

BEAM Education - Toptastic Tales.

Channel 4 - Seeing History: Britain Since 1930.

LDA - Time Lotto.

Logical Learning - Numberball.

Philip and Tacey - The Story Maker's Chest.

Secondary resources and equipment British Film Institute - Screening Shots.

Channel 4 - Design and Technology - Graphic Products.

Nelson Thornes - Horizons.

Nelson Thornes - ICT Framework Solutions.

Ordnance Survey - Free Maps for 11-year-olds Scheme.

Sunflower Learning - Sunflower Multimedia for Science Biology Suite.

Thorpe Kilworth - The Science Studio.

Primary books

AC Black Publishers - Paint Me A Poem and Singing French.

Collins Education - Collins Big Cat.

Crick Software - Clicker Books.

Mantra Lingua - Ellis's Secret Diary.

Scholastic - Creative Ideas for Plot, Character and Setting.

Speechmark Publishing - Understanding and Using Spoken Language.

Secondary Books

Crown House Publishing - Little Owl's Book of Thinking and Parents First.

Dorling Kindersley - e.encyclopedia science.

Nelson Thornes - For the National Framework (MFL series).

Oxford University Press - Framework Maths

Management Pocketbooks - Teachers' series


2Simple Software - 2Calculate and 2Create.

Adobe Systems Europe - Adobe School Collection.

Daydream Education - Interactive Wallcharts.

Eskills UK - CC4G (Computer Clubs for Girls).

SEMERC - My Modelling Toolkit.

* Awards will also be given for: Educational Exporter of the Year, and Supplier of the Year (pound;1m-pound;3m); Supplier of the Year (Over pound;3million); UK Innovation; Leadership in Teaching; Educational Establishment of the Year; Outstanding Achievement.

2Simple Software: Stand SW40

AC Black Publishers: Stand PV190

BEAM Education: Stand PV95

Berol: Stand AZ23

BESA: Stand A910

Channel 4 Learning: Stand A920

Crick Software: Stand IT30

David Fulton Publishers:Stand PV2

Daydream Education: Stand IT32

LDA: Stand A718

Mantra Lingua: Stand PV17B

Nelson Thornes: Stand PV114

Oxford University Press: Stand PV198220

Philip Tacey: Stand B400

Scholastic Ltd: Stand PV1

Semerc: Stand PV2

Speechmark Publishing: Stand SN28

Teachers' Pocketbooks Series: Stand PV13

TextHelp: Stand SN52

Thorpe Kilworth: Stand SN71

TTS Group: Stand EY64

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