Pearson National Teaching Awards

Celebrating transformational teaching

Paul Oatham

The College of Haringey, Enfield & North East London

The Award for FE Lecturer of the Year

London

Paul Oatham is described by his learners as: “Inspirational, awesome, brilliant, life-changing, fun and engaging, knowledgeable, supportive, respectful and compassionate”.

Paul’s commitment and dedication to his learners, often from deprived backgrounds, to support their growth as students and as members of society, is commendable. His enthusiasm and relentless pursuit of excellence has had a significant impact on the Construction department and the wider College community.

Paul’s creative teaching and learning methods and often self-made resources using technology have a transformational impact on all his learners’ attainment – all his learners completed their course successfully and well ahead of schedule progressing into higher levels of study and employment.