Teachers and provider categories
For the first time in BTEC Awards history, we awarded a BTEC Teacher of the Year Award and a BTEC Tutor of the Year award. We also presented awards to BTEC College and BTEC School of the year. See this year's BTEC Award winners below.
BTEC College of the Year 2019
Sunderland College focus on building relationships with local employers to position themselves at the heart of the local and regional economy, ensuring their BTEC curriculum is well informed and relevant across a wide variety of sectors, and offering their students the best possible learning experience. Since 2015, the College has adopted a strategic approach to careers education, information, advice and guidance.
BTEC Teacher of the Year 2019
Shalini Rajan firmly believes BTEC is the best vocational qualification. She provides her students from Winchester School, Dubai, the maximum opportunities to apply their skills within and beyond the classroom. Her students are confident users of learning technologies and a wide range of opportunities for students to use technology in daily lessons - including the use of Skype in the classroom for students to collaborate with other students and teachers around the globe.
BTEC School of the Year 2019
80% of 6th form pupils at Milton Abbey School take a BTEC subject. They offer a wide range of BTEC courses such as Business, Land-based Studies, Hospitality and Catering, and Creative Media. They have a school farm and stables for Equine and Countryside Management courses, have hospitality links at local hotels and restaurants and are linked to Arts University Bournemouth for further Media development work.
BTEC Tutor of the Year 2019
Gwyn William's imagination and passion has transformed the Public Services courses and students at Abingdon and Witney College. His practical approach to teaching promotes learning. He instills a sense of self-worth, which allowed students to lead on whole college events, speaking confidently in front of hundreds of people. He embeds key transferable skills as part of his daily classroom teaching and students learn to perfect them without even realizing it.