Watch the moment Sheelagh Rusby of Dumfries and Galloway Council discovered she had won the Lifetime Achievement award live at our UK Ceremony!

Could it be your school in 2024?

We know Scotland is full of incredible educators who make a real difference to the lives of their pupils, and we would love to hear more about them. The Pearson National Teaching Awards 2024 are now open for entry, with 16 team and individual categories covering early years, schools and colleges. It’s free to enter and everyone who is nominated receives a certificate of recognition.

Education communities across the UK are recognised through our annual televised celebrations and prestigious awards ceremony. Enter now and you will be eligible for exclusive early bird offers, including feedback on your entry AND the chance to win 2 tickets to one of the 2024 celebratory events to meet and network with fellow educators.

  • Being nominated has a huge impact, not just on the winner, but on the wider community.
  • Award recognition can elevate your school’s reputation and increase opportunities to share good practice.
  • 16 individual and team categories covering early years, schools, and FE

We are here to help so if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us or book a call and who knows – we might just be surprising your school or college this time next year!

Meet our former Winners from Scotland

Allyson Dobson

  • The Award for Headteacher of the Year in a Secondary School
  • Dalkeith High School
  • Dalkeith

Fiona Mossman

  • The Award for Digital Innovator of the Year (sponsored by Nord Anglia Education)
  • Mearns Primary School
  • Glasgow, East Renfrewshire

Fiona Mullen

  • The Award for Headteacher of the Year in a Secondary School
  • St Andew's and St Bride's High School
  • South Lanarkshire

Patrick Walker

  • The Award for Teacher of the Year in a Secondary School
  • Turnbull High School
  • Scotland

Beth Fuller

  • The Award for Digital Innovator of the Year
  • Muirtown Primary School
  • Inverness

Sheelagh Rusby

  • The Award for Lifetime Achievement
  • Dumfries and Galloway Council
  • Scotland

Netherburn Primary School

  • The Award for Making a Difference - Primary School of the Year
  • Netherburn Primary School
  • Netherburn, Larkhall

East Plean Primary School

  • The Award for Making a Difference - Primary School of the Year
  • East Plean Primary School
  • Scotland

Our Lady & St Patrick’s High School

  • The Award for Making a Difference – Secondary School of the Year, (sponsored by PiXL)
  • Our Lady & St Patrick's High School
  • Dunbarton, West Dunbartonshire

Port Ellen Primary School

  • The Award for Making a Difference – Primary School of the Year, (sponsored by PiXL)
  • Port Ellen Primary School
  • Isle of Islay, Argyll and Bute

Braes High School

  • The Award for Making a Difference - Secondary School of the Year
  • Braes High School
  • Scotland

Nancy Clunie

  • The Award for Lifetime Achievement (Sponsored by Department for Education)
  • Dalmarnock Primary School
  • Glasgow

David Clifford

  • The Award for Teacher of the Year in a Secondary School (sponsored by Nord Anglia Education)
  • Alva Academy
  • Alva, Scotland

Amanda Pickard

  • The Award for Digital Innovator of the Year
  • South Ayrshire Council
  • Scotland

Sarah Clark

  • The Award for Digital Innovator of the Year
  • Queen Anne High School
  • Dunfermline, Scotland

Alva Academy

  • The Award for Making a Difference - Secondary School of the Year
  • Alva Academy
  • Alva