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2017 Pearson Teaching Award Silver Winners announced 

Silver Plato Today, Thank a Teacher Day, 56 Pearson Teaching Awards Silver winners will celebrate their success. Selected from thousands of nominations, these outstanding local heroes of education will be presented with their prestigious Silver Pearson Teaching Awards in schools and colleges across [...]

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We are delighted to announce the 2017 Pearson Teaching Awards Silver Winners in the following categories: The Award for Outstanding New Teacher of the Year Mr Nathan Keeble, Aberdare Community School, Aberdare Mr Michael Grant, New Rickstones Academy, Witham, Essex Ms Laura McCloskey, Sperrin [...]

Michael Morpurgo becomes President of Teaching Awards Trust

The Teaching Awards Trust today welcomes celebrated author and former Children’s laureate Michael Morpurgo as its new President.  Mr Morpurgo will support the charity’s mission to celebrate excellence in education through the annual Pearson Teaching Awards and the Thank a [...]

Photo gallery launched

For photos of previous Teaching Awards ceremonies where our prestigious Gold Platos are awarded, as well as images from our Silver Award Winners teas at the House of Commons, visit our gallery page.

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Countdown to Thank A Teacher day, 16th June 2017

On Friday 16th June, Thank a Teacher Day 2017, the Pearson Teaching Awards will announce Silver Winners in schools across the UK. The awards were founded in 1998 by Lord Puttnam to recognise the significant impact of inspirational teachers on [...]

Alison Steadman and Hugh Dennis at the 2016 Teaching Awards Ceremony

Watch Britain’s Classroom Heroes 2016

Alison Steadman and Hugh Dennis at the 2016 Teaching Awards Ceremony The Teaching Awards culminate in a grand finale Awards Ceremony held in London every year.  The ceremony is filmed and broadcast by the BBC as Britain’s Classroom Heroes.  Each year celebrities [...]