Colin Seddon is an exceptional teacher and practitioner at Plymouth where he teaches music. His course offers authentic music industry experience and truly inspirational teaching. His dedication and commitment to his students goes way beyond the classroom to provide fantastic real-world fantastic learning opportunities and supporting students through the innovative use of social media. Colin’s ability to empathise, communicate and work with students is exceptional. He has both a passion for teaching and a passion for music and he marries the two to create fascinating vocational courses which inspire his students to achieve high standards. He brings to the college a highly developed passion for Latin American percussion complemented by a knowledge and love of World Music forms generally, along with a wonderful, warm sense of humour and a highly enquiring mind. He is truly a worthy winner of this prestigious Award.