Less than a week left to nominate outstanding teachers and youth workers in Flintshire
People throughout Wales have until Friday 30th of November to nominate outstanding teachers and Youth workers working in schools all over Wales for the Professional Teaching Awards Cymru 2019.
Nominations for the awards are already flooding in, but with two weeks still to go until the closing date, The Welsh Government’s Education Secretary, Kirsty Williams, is urging everyone to nominate their education heroes to ensure that excellent education professionals receive the recognition they deserve.
Categories for awards this year include Teacher and Headteacher of the Year, Best use of Digital Learning, Inspirational use of the Welsh Language and Promoting Wellbeing, Inclusion and Relationships with the Community.
For the new Youth Work in Schools category, judges will be looking for those who have shown real commitment to improving the standards of youth work in schools, excellent leadership skills, and a drive for personal and professional development.
Helen Jones (pictured above) from Flint High School was awarded Outstanding New Teacher of the year in May, she was nominated for being an “excellent role model for both staff and pupils and she is a real team player.”
Education Secretary, Kirsty Williams said: “We’ve already received so many fantastic nominations from across Wales for this year’s awards, however I want to spread the message far and wide so we can celebrate all the very best that education in Wales has to offer.
“I’m also delighted that this year’s awards will include the Youth Work in Schools category.
Youth work plays a crucial role in supporting so many young people throughout Wales, helping them gain confidence and competence to ensure they fulfil their full potential.
The award allows us to recognise the big impact their hard work has on the broader educational system.
“If you know someone that goes above and beyond the call of duty to support the education of young people across Wales, be it a member of support staff, a teacher or a headteacher that is making big steps for your school, please take the time to nominate them and help us celebrate the greatest of Wales education professionals.”
The Professional Teaching Awards Cymru 2019 categories:
- Youth Work in Schools
- Supporting Teachers and Learners
- School Business Manager/Bursar
- Promoting Collaboration to Improve Learning Opportunities
- Promoting Wellbeing, Inclusion and Relationships with the Community
- Teacher of the Year
- Headteacher of the Year
- Outstanding New Teacher
- Best use of Digital Learning
- Inspirational use of the Welsh Language
To nominate a teacher or youth worker click here closing date if Friday 30 November 2018.
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