**Congratulations to all Beacon Finalist colleges. Assessment visits for all finalists are currently underway. All finalist colleges are invited to a Beacon Awards Celebratory Lunch and Parliamentary Reception which will be held on 21 April 12.00 – 18.30 in London. This year’s event will be jointly hosted by AoC and Award sponsors, lunch will be at Westminster Kingsway College followed by a parliamentary reception where winners will be announced by the respective award sponsor representative. More details to follow in due course**
The Association of Colleges (AoC) Beacon Awards celebrate the best and most innovative practice among UK further education (FE) colleges. It is managed by the Association of Colleges and run through the AoC Charitable Trust - a registered charity.
This is the 25th year of the AoC Beacon Awards and an extra special year in the history of the awards.
A full list of all commended colleges 2019 and case studies is available here.
AoC Beacon Awards Programme 2019/20 - Individual Awards and Sponsors
- NOCN Group Award for Mental Health and Wellbeing
- British Council International Award
- The Careers and Enterprise Company Award for Innovation in Careers and Enterprise
- City & Guilds Award for College Engagement with Employers
- Edge Award for Excellence in Real World Learning
- Jisc Award for Effective Use of Digital Technology in Further Education
- Pears #iwill Award for Social Action and Student Engagement
- RCU Award for Support for Students