Nomination Categories

Creative Learning Award

Sponsored by Creative Scotland

This category recognises the achievements of educational settings which promote creativity for pupils and staff.

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Educational Supporter of the Year

This award recognises those within the educational setting that support children, young people, staff and the life of the school or early learning and childcare setting and wider community.

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Employability Across Learning Award (Primary and Early Years)

Sponsored by SDS

This category recognises the educational settings who are developing children's skills for learning, life and work across learning and engaging with businesses and industry to develop children's understanding of the world of work.

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Employability Across Learning Award (Secondary)

Sponsored by SQA

This category recognises the educational settings who are developing children's skills for learning, life and work across learning and engaging with businesses and industry to develop children's understanding of the world of work.

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Gaelic Education Award / Duais Foghlam Gàidhlig

Sponsored by Bord Na Gàidhlig

This award recognises educational settings who are providing opportunities for all children to develop fluency in the Gaelic language and culture.

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Headteacher of the Year

Sponsored by Education Scotland

This award recognises headteachers who provide inspirational leadership, who motivate and involve staff, children and young people across the early learning and childcare setting or school, bringing learning to life, and inspiring all to fulfil their potential.

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Health and Wellbeing Award

Sponsored by Steven Brown Art

This category recognises educational settings that are developing a holistic approach to health and wellbeing of children and young people.

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Learning for Sustainability

Sponsored by Caledonia Play

This category recognises the achievements of educational settings who have made connections between the different aspects of learning for sustainability and embedded these across the four contexts for learning.

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Learning Through Technology Award

Sponsored by XMA

This category recognises educational settings who are innovative in their use of technology and maximise the potential of information, communications and other technologies, including Glow, to support effective learning and teaching.

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Lifetime Achievement

Sponsored by Education Scotland

This award is open to all qualified teachers and headteachers approaching the end of their careers, and aims to recognise their work in providing leadership and commitment for colleagues, the establishment and the wider community throughout their education career.

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Making Languages Come Alive (Primary)

This category recognises establishments who are working effectively to implement the 1+2 policy for language learning.

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Parents as Partners in Learning Award

This category recognises the important role that parents play in education, in educational settings, in their local area, nationally and in individual children's learning.

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Raising Attainment in Literacy Award

This category recognises educational settings who are implementing a whole school or setting approach to raising attainment in literacy for children and young people.

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Raising Attainment in Numeracy Award

This category recognises educational settings who are implementing a whole school or setting approach to raising attainment in numeracy for children and young people.

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Sciences, Technologies, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Award

Sponsored by BAE Systems

This category recognises the educational settings who are helping children and young people develop STEM skills and apply these across the four contexts for learning.

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Teacher of the Year

Sponsored by Voice

This award recognises teachers who are bringing learning to life by engaging and inspiring all children and young people to fulfil their potential.

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Transforming lives through partnerships

Sponsored by CLD Standards Council Scotland

This category recognises educational settings who have transformed the life chances for young people through effective partnership working.

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