Beacon Awards 2020/21 finalists colleges announced

17 Nov 2020

We are excited to announce the Beacon finalist colleges for the 2020/21 Beacon Awards. This year’s AoC Beacon Awards programme again provides assessors the opportunity to recommend those applications that should be commended for their practice in each of the award categories, having demonstrated a high level of innovation, impact and sustainability.

Congratulations to the 2020/21 finalist colleges. 

British Council International Award

  • City College Plymouth 
  • DN Colleges Group
  • Petroc 

City and Guild Award for College Engagement with Employers

  • Petroc College
  • Burnley College
  • Bridgwater & Taunton College

Edge Award for Excellence in Real World Learning

  • Strode College
  • The Manchester College (LTE Group)
  • Lancaster & Morecambe College

Inclusive Learning Leadership Award supported by The National Centre for Diversity

  • Weston College
  • BSix Sixth Form College

JISC Award for Effective use of Digital Technology in Further Education

  • Cardiff and Vale College
  • Petroc 
  • TEC Partnership

NOCN Award for Mental Health and Wellbeing

  • Callywith College in association with Truro and Penwith College
  • Bridgend College
  • Hopwood Hall College & Bolton College

Pears #iWill Award for Social Action and Community Engagement 

  • East Durham College
  • Shipley College

RCU Award for Support for Students

  • Portland College
  • Chichester College Group
  • Abingdon & Witney College

Carers and Enterprise Company Award for Innovation in Careers and Enterprise

  • The Sheffield College
  • Callywith College in association with Truro and Penwith College
  • West Suffolk College
  • Hartpury College