Friday 21st March 2014: Winners of the 16th annual, prestigious Education Resources Awards were this evening announced, at a gala event held at The National Motorcycle Museum, Birmingham, on the second evening of The Education Show 2014.
The Awards are organised by the British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA) and Brilliant Marketing Solutions Ltd, and celebrate the innovative approach to learning by teachers, institutions and organisations across all levels of education. The winners were selected by an independent panel of experienced education and industry professionals.
Caroline Wright, director of BESA and head judge said: “With the launch of the new National Curriculum later this year it was great to see such a fantastic number of entries offering innovative teaching and learning resources designed to help schools inspire and excite pupils.”
Education Resources Award winners 2014
Best Special Educational Resource or Equipment – non ICT
Crossbow Education The Visual Stress Collection
Best Special Educational Resource or Equipment – involving ICT
Sonocent Audio Notetaker 3.1
Best Early Years Resource or Equipment – non ICT
TTS Group Water pump Station
Best Early Years Resource or Equipment – involving ICT
TTS Group Wonder Bug
Best Primary Resource or Equipment – non ICT
Kit for Kids Chloe the Caterpillar Blue Design Indoor Mat and Counting Ladybird Cushions
Best Primary Resource or Equipment – involving ICT
Lego Education Story Starter
Best Secondary Resource or Equipment – non ICT
English & Media Centre Spotlight on literacy
Best Secondary Resource or Equipment – involving ICT
Lego Education Mindstorms
Educational Book Award
Oxford University Press Project X Alien Adventures
Supplier of the Year: with less than £1million annual turnover
Supplier of the Year: with between £1million and £10million annual turnover
Supplier of the Year: with over £10million annual turnover
Education Exporter of the Year Award
Fiction Express Discovery Books Fiction Express for schools
Marketing campaign of the year Award
Scholastic National Curriculum in England/100s
Educational Establishment of the Year Award
William Edwards School, Essex
Leadership in Education Award
Sofina Islam, Stanton Bridge Primary School, Coventry
Outstanding Achievement Award
Neville Hudson, Gratnells
The ERA’s Media partners are Education Guardian and Education Today
BESA, the British Educational Suppliers Association, is the trade association representing over 300 educational suppliers in the UK, including manufacturers and distributors of equipment, materials, books, consumables, furniture, technology, ICT hardware and digital-content related services to the education market.
With 79 years of experience, BESA offers unparalleled support, research, events and advice on both UK and International markets, and the future of the education supplies industry. BESA is focused on promoting and providing support and advice to their members, the industry and to schools.
BESA has a Code of Practice to which all members must adhere, along with a stringent membership process, both of which assure buyers of a high standard of quality in both product and customer service.
For more information, please visit www.besa.org.uk.
About Brilliant Marketing Ltd
‘Brilliant Marketing’ is an events management company who specialise in organising awards, conferences, seminars, and educational learning days for the education industry. Over the last 14 years, Brilliant has passionately been involved with the education sector and is proud to have developed links with the key associations and companies who support the inaugural ERA’s (Education Resources Awards).
Our media partner is the Education Guardian, who has joined forces to promote the prestigious occasion. In conjunction with BESA, the Brilliant team further support the charity ‘Street Child Africa’ and are heavily involved with contributing to this cause through the main event at the National Motorcycle Museum.
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Events & Publicity Director
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