Each year, our incredible Gold Award winners are celebrated at the Pearson National Teaching Awards UK ceremony. The ceremony is held to recognise excellence in education and to honour inspirational teachers, with Gold Award winners selected from thousands of nominations.

This year, after an amazing week long feature on The One Show in which some of our amazing Gold winners were revealed, we enjoyed a wonderful celebration awards ceremony at the Brewery in London, where our remaining Winners were announced and the education community were able to celebrate their achievements.

In 2019, the ceremony took place at the Roundhouse in Camden, and was hosted by Sean Fletcher, a regular sports presenter on Good Morning Britain and Countryfile presenter, alongside co-host Tina Daheley, well known as a newsreader on the Radio 2 Breakfast Show and a regular presenter on Newsbeat. A host of celebrities also presented awards, including Trevor Nelson, Cressida Cowell, Max Whitlock, Konnie Huq and Charlotte Ritchie.

The ceremony was broadcast on BBC2 as Britain’s Classroom Heroes. Get a feeling of the event by watching the full 2019 broadcast below.



2018 Ceremony

On Sunday 20th October we celebrated 21 years of transformational teaching as the Pearson National Teaching Awards UK Ceremony 2018 took place at The Roundhouse, London. It was an opportunity for us to celebrate all our 2019 Silver Award winners, as well as the wider profession.

The ceremony was broadcast as Britain’s Classroom Heroes on BBC2.

Our hosts for the evening were journalist and presenter of Wild Escapes and Countryfile, Anita Rani and journalist, radio and TV presenter Sean Fletcher, who helped tell the stories of some inspirational teachers as we honoured the whole profession.


2017 Ceremony

On Sunday 22nd October 2017, 56 Pearson Teaching Awards Silver winners and their guests attended a glittering awards ceremony at The East Wintergarden, London, where the winners of the prestigious Gold Plato Awards were revealed. The ceremony, hosted by BBC Breakfast presenter Naga Munchetty with Countryfile’s Sean Fletcher, was broadcast on BBC TWO as Britain’s Classroom Heroes to honour exceptional teaching professionals from across the UK.

Get a feel for the evening by looking through our pictures of the evening. You can Get a feel for the evening by looking through our pictures of the evening. You can also see read more about the 2017 Gold Plato winners, and see the offical photos of the winners.


Watch the 2016 broadcast of the UK Pearson Teaching Awards ceremony held at the London Guildhall and broadcast on October 30th 2 16. The host was Hugh Dennis.