Pearson National Teaching Awards

Celebrating transformational teaching

Heather Houston

Belfast Metropolitan College

The Award for FE Lecturer of the Year

Belfast, Northern Ireland

With over 33 years of service with Belfast Metropolitan College, Heather is an exemplary teacher, colleague, facilitator and organiser whose enthusiasm, creativity and motivation are inspirational.

She is a popular and energetic member of the FE Business team and is known for being a respectful and empathic practitioner. The student is the centre of Heather’s “respect agenda” – she is tolerant, fair and balanced in her approach to students, whose strengths she knows and utilises and whose weaknesses she supports.