Going for Gold in National Teaching Awards
Selected from thousands of nominations from schools and colleges across the country, the Hospitality and Catering Team at Eastleigh College is in the running to win one of the 15 Gold Pearson National Teaching Awards to be announced in November in a programme broadcast by the BBC.
In June the team was honoured as the Silver Winner of the 'FE Team of the Year' category in the 2021 Pearson National Teaching Awards for their outstanding commitment to changing the lives of the young people they work with every day.
The Silver Awards are part of wider celebrations for ‘Thank a Teacher Day’, a national campaign to honour and recognise the exceptional school and college staff who have worked wonders during an incredibly challenging time for educators across the country. Silver Winners are also finalists for the Gold Award in their category.
The Hospitality and Catering Team with their Silver Winner award and certificate from Pearsons. Left to right: Sue Lyons, Richard Carter, Greg Cheesman and Shelagh Bunn.
In this video, filmed when the Silver Winners were announced on 23 June 2021, Paul Cox, Eastleigh College Principal congratulates the Hospitality and Catering Team for all their hard work and on winning FE Team of the Year Silver Award.
Paul Cox, talks to Hospitality and Catering learners and staff about how 'Thank a Teacher' recognises teachers who have gone above and beyond, inspiring and shaping our future generations to be the best they can be.
Disability Confident badge shows Eastleigh College is an accessible employer
Eastleigh College has been accredited as a Disability Confident Employer as part of the College’s continual commitment to progressing towards greater diversity in the workplace and inclusive learning. This means the college is already benefitting from being able to draw from the widest possible pool of talent, and is securing, retaining and developing disabled staff who are skilled, loyal and hard-working.
Eastleigh College earns its place alongside national refrigeration experts
Eastleigh College is attending several high profile cooling industry events beginning with the Hampshire Refrigeration Society HRS2021 expo, followed by the National ACR and Heat Pump Awards in Manchester where the College and apprentices are shortlisted, and the RAC and IOR Awards in London where apprentices are in the final.