List of UK Education Awards

This is the world’s best list of UK Education Awards. It includes all the most credible national educational awards such as The Times Higher Education Awards, The Bett Awards, The Guardian University Awards and other college awards, nursery awards and awards for schools.

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Please note: the “~” symbol means that the date is based on the previous year’s awards programme or is an estimate based on the information available. We can’t guarantee 100% accuracy (we try our best!) so always visit the individual awards’ websites for the latest information.


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Award nameIndustryRegionDeadline DateAwarding Date
College & University Business Officers CUBO Awards EducationUK1st Mar4th Jul
The AAT Training Provider AwardsEducationUK1st Mar9th May
The National BTEC AwardsEducationUK3rd Mar~6th Jul
The Heist Awards for Education MarketingEducationUK8th Mar~13th Jul
VQ Awards (Vocational Qualifications) EducationUK8th Mar15th May
Universities Human Resources UHR Awards for Excellence in HREducationUK8th Mar21st May
The Pearson Teaching AwardsEducationUK10th Mar~22nd Oct
TES Schools AwardEducationUK10th Mar21st Jun
Aspiration AwardsEducationUK29th Mar6th May
NDNA Nursery AwardsEducationUK31st Mar28th Jun
What's On 4 Junior AwardsEducationUK5th Apr~3rd Oct
Santander Universities Enterprise AwardsEducationUK~20th Apr~4th Oct
NMT Nursery Top 20 EducationUK~20th Apr~31st May
The LACA Awards for ExcellenceEducationUK26th Apr~12th Jul
ECU Athena SWAN awardsEducationUK30th Apr~29th Sep
NUS Awards EducationUK~30th Apr~4th Jul
Education Business AwardsEducationUK~1st May~5th Jul
The PIEoneer Awards EducationInternational3rd May19th Sep
The Better Energy School AwardsEducationUK~8th May~1st Jul
The University Partnerships Programme UPP Awards EducationUK~8th May~27th Jul
Open Education Awards for ExcellenceEducationInternational10th May26th Nov
The Nursery World Awards EducationUK13th May28th Sep
THE (Times Higher Education) Leadership and Management Awards (THELMAs)EducationUK~1st Jun28th Nov
National Enterprise Educator Awards NEEA EducationUK~1st Jun~6th Sep
Practical Pre-School AwardsEducationUK~8th Jun~1st Oct
Green Gown Awards EducationUK~8th Jun~15th Nov
Autism Hero Awards EducationUK~15th Jun~13th Oct
THE Awards (Times Higher Education Awards)EducationUK~27th Jun~29th Nov
Children and Young People Now AwardsEducationUK~29th Jun~21st Nov
The EducationInvestor Awards EducationUK~29th Jun~3rd Oct
Education Estates Awards EducationUK~30th Jun~16th Oct
The Progressive Preschool AwardsEducationUK~6th Jul~8th Nov
The Primary Science Teacher AwardsEducationUK~13th Jul~18th Oct
The ATC Language Industry Summit AwardsEducationUK~17th Jul~20th Sep
TES Further Education AwardsEducationUK~20th Jul22nd Mar
EDUcatering Excellence AwardsEducationUK~20th Jul~8th Oct
Association of Colleges AoC Beacon Awards EducationUK~20th Jul~17th Nov
Times Higher Education World University Rankings EducationInternational~27th Aug~14th Mar
Women in International Education AwardsEducationInternational~31st Aug~3rd Nov
Tech for TeachersEducationUK~3rd Sep23rd Jan
The APPG Excellence in School Food AwardEducationUK~7th Sep~8th Oct
The National Nursery Recognition AwardsEducationUK~7th Sep26th Jan
Global Teacher Prize EducationInternational~9th Sep~1st Mar
The College Marketing Network FE First AwardsEducationUK~27th Sep~26th Nov
BETT AwardsEducationUK~8th Oct23rd Jan
British Education Awards EducationUK~15th Oct31st Jan
ELTons AwardsEducationUK~2nd Nov~4th Jun
GESS Education Awards EducationInternational~14th Dec27th Feb
Shine a Light AwardsEducationUK~20th Dec21st Mar
ESRC Celebrating Impact Awards EducationUK~8th Jan9th Jul
The Learning on Screen AwardsEducationUK~11th Jan~13th Apr
The WISE Awards EducationInternational~15th Jan~29th Sep
BELMAS AwardsEducationUK31st Jan~7th Jul
Festival of Learning Awards EducationUK12th Feb~1st Sep
The NUS International Students Awards EducationUK15th Feb~13th May
The Guardian University AwardsEducationUK15th Feb10th Apr
Whatuni Student Choice Awards EducationUK28th Feb25th Apr

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