Aspiration Awards

Don’t just imagine, make it happen

The 2020 Awards have now closed. Winners will be announced in August. Good luck to all of those nominated.

Behind every success, there is aspiration.

About the awards

Our Aspiration Awards are about honouring the success of learners, educators and educational organisations across the UK.

We believe that there is more than one definition of success which goes beyond grades and achievement rates. It could be going over and above to exceed expectations, overcoming obstacles to achieve the unexpected, or coming up with new and innovative ways to work to support achievement.

Whatever success looks like to you, we want your help to recognise those going above and beyond in education!

Everyone deserves recognition

Following on from the success of previous years’ awards, this year we’re opening them up to learners, schools, colleges and training providers, providing more opportunities for recognition.

Aspiration Awards categories

  1. Teacher / Tutor of the year

Recognises teachers / tutors who have gone over and above to support their learners.

  1. Centre of the year

Recognises a school / college / training provider that has gone over and above to help their learners.

  1. Learner of the year

Recognises an exceptional learner for their work, either within their programme of study or in relation to a particular project related to their studies.

  1. Against all odds

Recognises learners who have overcome difficult personal circumstances to achieve success.

Take a look at the categories in full, including examples of what we’re looking for within each category.

Aspiration Awards Categories

See full terms and conditions.

Terms and Conditions

Take a look at last year's winners

Read our winners' stories from last year

Got a question about the awards? Email us at [email protected]


Aspiration Awards 2020 Terms and Conditions

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