Pearson National Teaching Awards

Celebrating transformational teaching

Rianne Hughes

York College

The Award for FE Lecturer of the Year

York, North Yorkshire

Rianne Hughes is a dynamic and enthusiastic tutor who embraces the profession and aims to make a difference for all her students. Innovation, creativity and employability skills are at the core of her teaching.

Rianne’s students enjoy and demonstrate a high level of participation and achievement, and her classes relate to enterprise and entrepreneurship, in Business, Hospitality and Travel & Tourism. She embeds equality, diversity and British values in her lessons and her students take real pride in undertaking community focused activities.

The quality of her planning and resources are outstanding and she is seen as a role model by all her students, as well as an effective team player, one who is always willing to help her peers and teaching division.