NCEE and EEUK are proud to announce the winners of the National Enterprise Educator awards, celebrating the UK’s top enterprise educators. The awards ceremony, hosted at Newcastle’s Civic Centre, brought together educators showcasing their excellence in enterprise and entrepreneurship education as part of the International Entrepreneurship Educators Conference (IEEC) gala dinner on the 4th September.
HE Enterprise Educators
The University of Sheffield Enterprise Academy
Alison Riley, Anna Nibbs, Christina Elliott & Maria Barluenga – The University of Sheffield
The first award of the evening, the HE Enterprise Educators award, sponsored by The Higher Education Academy, went to Alison Riley, Anna Nibbs, Christina Elliott and Maria Barluenga for The University of Sheffield Enterprise Academy at The University of Sheffield. The USE Academy team works to empower teachers at The University of Sheffield to become enterprise educators, through continued professional development opportunities and tailored support.
FE Enterprise Educators
The “ICE” House Project
Steve Griffin, Tanya Ovenden-Hope & the ICE House Team – Cornwall College & Plymouth University
Steve Griffin, Tanya Ovenden Hope and The ICE House Team were awarded the FE Enterprise Educators award for The ICE House Project at Cornwall College & Plymouth University. The ICE House Project put Innovation, Creativity and Enterprise (ICE) at the core of Initial Teacher Education, with the aim of developing student teachers’ understanding and the use of ICE for teaching to enhance learning. The award was sponsored by Amersham and Wycombe College.
HE Enterprise Champions
Claire Blanchard, Helen Lowe, Kirsty Badrock & Rebecca Wilcock – The University of Chester
The next award to be presented was the HE Enterprise Champions award which was sponsored by SimVenture. Claire Blanchard, Helen Lowe, Kirsty Badrock and Rebecca Wilcock of The University of Chester were crowned the winners for their project Mission Moscow. The aim of Mission Moscow was to help nurture the entrepreneurial spirit of students to demonstrate that entrepreneurialism is open to everyone.
FE Enterprise Champions
Enriching the Enterprising and Entrepreneurial Culture
Ruth Rowe – Bridgend College
The final award of the evening was the FE Enterprise Champions award which was sponsored by Cobweb. The award went to Ruth Rowe of Bridgend College for her project Enriching the Enterprising and Entrepreneurial Culture. The project offers a wide variety of fully inclusive activities, workshops and challenges to inspire young people to be the best that they can be.