Educate Awards confirm sponsors for 2024

The sponsors for this year’s Educate Awards have been revealed as entries are set to open on Thursday 1 February.

Title sponsors ASL Group, having acquired Copyrite Systems in 2023, is pleased to continue supporting the prestigious Educate Awards.

Speaking about last year’s event, Duncan Forsyth, CEO of ASL, said: “It was absolutely fantastic and we were blown away by the set up and scale of it. The location was very impressive and the Liverpool Cathedral is a beautiful venue.

“The event was quite emotional and seeing the achievements of so many schools, colleges and individuals was heartwarming. Our guests particularly enjoyed the performances by the children, as well as seeing the passion and energy from those who attended.”

Established in 1991, ASL is one of the largest managed office service suppliers in the UK. With nine sites across the UK, including Speke, ASL has the ability to be agile in its service offering and can react to customers’ ever-changing needs.

The expert team can evaluate existing print, document management and workflows and transition to cloud-based solutions.

Duncan added: “We are proud to support the Educate Awards 2024. It is an incredibly inspiring event that recognises the contribution of schools and education which is important for us as a business.

“The education sector makes up 50% of our business. By supporting over 2000 schools around the country, we fully understand their needs and recognise the budgetary restraints, that is why we off er cost-effective enhanced solutions that support the digital needs of schools.

Duncan continued: “As a print solution provider, it is proven that learning with images and printing is an integral part of education. Print is here to stay in education, and we have the equipment, tools and IT software to support these needs.”

At the time of going to print, the associate sponsors confirmed for the Educate Awards 2024, so far, are All About STEM, CER, CPMM Media Group, EdenFiftyOne™, Liverpool John Moores University, LSSP, Satis Education, SENDSCOPE, and SupplyWell.

Educate Awards has also revealed a brand-new category for this year, the ‘Most Inspirational Multi Academy Trust’ category will honour trusts which can demonstrate a clear vision, organisational strategy and culture of collaboration which makes a difference to the learning and lives of students. Satis Education will be the sponsor of this award.

Kim O’Brien, founder of the Educate Awards, said: “We are extremely grateful to our esteemed sponsors for their unwavering support. Without them, the Educate Awards really wouldn’t be possible and wouldn’t be what it is today.

“We are now in our thirteenth year, and we are excited to plan for another exceptional event in November. Watch this space!”