How to Enter

Check the conditions of entry, find some hints and tips and read through the guidance on making a nomination (See nomination guidance notes below). The 2021 shortlist is out now!

Entries for the Educate Awards 2022 open on 1 January 2022.

Nomination guidance

Before making a nomination it is important that you have read and understood the relevant category criteria the nomination will be assessed against.

Check the FAQs first before making your nomination.

Conditions of Entry

Your entry must include a summary of approximately 200 words.

Make your nomination

Browse through the awards categories, read the criteria and submit your nomination.

Nomination hints and tips

Follow some basic hints and tips for completing your online application

Nomination Guidance

Before making a nomination it is important that you have read and understood the relevant category criteria the nomination will be assessed against. You should also look at the conditions of entry.

In submitting a nomination you should provide as much relevant information as possible to assist the judges in making an informed judgement on the merits of the nominations received. This should include:

  • Background on the nominee – name (school/individual), position held (if appropriate), and contact details.
  • A detailed description of what the school/individuals have done to merit the Award. This should include relevant examples of impact/outcomes etc.
  • Contact details for the person making the nomination.
  • Supporting evidence/material.

You may wish to consider drafting the nomination offline in a word document before uploading it to the nomination form when you are ready.

For school pupils wishing to nominate a teacher you may wish to consider drafting the nomination with fellow pupils, and possibly involve another member of staff at the school.

Nominations should be no more than 750 words.