AoC Beacon Award Winners 2016/17

The winners of the 2016/17 AoC Beacon Awards were announced by comedian and impressionist, Jon Culshaw, at the AoC Annual Conference on Wednesday 16 November 2016.

AoC Beacon Awards 2016/17 Announcement Flyer (PDF,602.79 KB)

The National Presentation Ceremony for the 2016/17 AoC Beacon Award winners was held on Wednesday 8 February in Westminster.  The event saw the launch of the project profile booklet which briefly describes each of the winning projects.

 

Awards for Teaching, Learning, Curriculum Design and Development

Edge Award for Practical Teaching and Practical Learning Award Criteria

Edge Award for Practical Teaching and Practical Learning

Winner: Activate Learning

Shortlisted: Cardiff and Vale College

Shortlisted: South Eastern Regional College

Jisc Award for the Effective Use of Technology in FE

Jisc Award for the Effective Use of Technology in FE

Winner: Reading College

Shortlisted: North East Scotland College

Microlink and AoC Charitable Trust Award for Students with Learning Difficulties and/or Disabilities

Microlink and AoC Charitable Trust Award for Students with Learning Difficulties and/or Disabilities

Winner: Chichester College

Shortlisted: Truro and Penwith College

Vtct Award for Sport in the Curriculum Winners Weymouth College

Vtct  Award for Sport in the Curriculum

Winner: Weymouth College

Shortlisted: Gateshead College

Awards for Leadership and Quality Improvement

City & Guilds Award for Staff Development

Winner: Coleg Sir Gâr

Shortlisted: Dundee and Angus College

Education and Training Foundation Award for Transformational Leadership by Governing Bodies Criteria

Education and Training Foundation Award for Leadership and Improvement

Winner: Truro and Penwith College
 
Shortlisted: Coleg Cambria

 

Awards for Responsiveness, Partnership and Impact

AQA Award for the Development of Transferable Skills

Winner: Bridgend College

Shortlisted: Bath College

Association of Colleges Award for College Engagement with Employers

Winner: Calderdale College

Shortlisted: Reaseheath College

Careers and Enterprise Company Award for Careers Education and Guidance

Winner: Gateshead College

Shortlisted: City of Wolverhampton College

Gateway Qualifications Award for Widening Participation in Learning

Winner: Grimsby Institute of Further and Higher Education

Shortlisted: Weston College

Pearson Award for the Promotion and Delivery of Successful Apprenticeships

Winner: Cardiff and Vale College

Shortlisted: Exeter College

Skills and Education Group Award for College/School Partnerships

Winner: Ashton Sixth Form College