Educate Awards shortlist to go virtual!

The team behind the Educate Awards has confirmed the announcement of the 2020 shortlist will be broadcast live online!

Traditionally, the shortlist is revealed to schools and colleges by email and on Twitter, however, this year the Educate Awards has decided to make the announcement extra special by streaming it online.

Founder of the awards, Kim O’Brien will present it with help from sponsors and judges who will announce which schools and colleges have made the shortlist for each category via a Zoom link up.

Kim said: “Revealing the shortlist is always such an exciting part of the Educate Awards calendar. After what has been a very difficult time for everyone, we have decided to make the big announcement an unforgettable experience for those who have taken the time to enter.”

The date and time of the live premiere will be confirmed very soon, along with details of how you can tune in.

Kim added: “This year, in particular, entries have been stronger than ever. It’s been quite overwhelming! So, it only seems right we go all out and deliver the most spectacular broadcast as we try and spread some positive new

“It will be the first time in the history of the awards we have done anything like this and we are looking forward to celebrating with you all.”

Due to the ever-changing government guidelines, there is a provisional date booked for the awards ceremony to take place at the Liverpool Cathedral on 29 January 2021. The team will know more nearer to the time whether this will go ahead.

You can continue to find out all the latest news about the Educate Awards on Twitter @EducateAwards or on the website.