Event

Webinar: Applying for awards

11 September 2020

Winning education awards can be an invaluable way of building brand awareness and reputation in schools across the world. 

When

11am - 12pm

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Price

Free for BESA members

Winning education awards can be an invaluable way of building brand awareness and reputation in schools across the world. 

 

 

This seminar, which is free for BESA members, will cover how to apply and what judges are looking for from an application. Our speakers, two expert judges, will give advice about how to make your application stand out.

Our speakers will be:

Gill Budgell, Managing Director, Frattempo Ltd

Gill is the director of Frattempo Ltd which is a consultancy business specialising in educational and publishing services within the industry. She has over 30 years’ experience of industry research, content creation and curation and delivering training both in the UK and internationally. Before establishing Frattempo, Gill was an in-house educational publisher for 14 years, and before that, an early years and primary teacher/adviser, specialising in English language development. She has developed, written and published many outstanding and award-winning print and digital resources with industry partners. She is a primary school governor and a trustee. Gill contributes a unique blend of classroom practicality, an understanding of school leadership issues, commercial reality and business acumen to the judging team.

Dave Smith, Senior Inspector, HES (Havering Education Services)

Dave is a local authority senior inspector, providing school improvement support for schools in London and beyond, as well as leading on Traded Services for the Havering Education Services School Improvement team. He has spent 20+ years specialising in computing, education technology and online safety support for schools and is a CEOP Online Safety Ambassador. Dave has worked with Rising Stars on the development of the Bett Award winning Switched on Computing, Switched on Online Safety and other titles. He worked with the Department for Education to support the creation of the education technology content of the Teacher Workload Reduction Toolkit. He is the former Chair of the Board of Management of Naace, a judge for the Education Resources Awards and a member of the Bett Advisory Board. He was previously a teacher/senior leader in 3 schools, plus a university principal lecturer. Beyond work he has been a governor of 4 primary/secondary schools, and is currently a governor/member of two secondary MATs.

 

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