Brilliant Marketing Solutions and BESA are delighted to announce that finalists have now been selected for The Education Resources Awards 2021.


Our finalists cover 22 categories –including 2 newly- created ones, which reflects the changing landscape of the last 12 months.


Our judges were highly impressed by the creativity and professionalism of the many submissions received and this is reflected in the substantial list of companies attached.  Full details of all our finalists and categories may be found below and on the official ERA website.


Finalists will benefit from being promoted on the websites of our supporters NASEN and NAHT as well as our media partners EducationToday providing mass coverage to the wider education market.


This year’s award-winners will be announced at 3pm Friday 21st May via our online awards ceremony event, hosted by well know comedian, Zoe Lyons. All companies/schools will have an opportunity to view online and share in the excitement of discovering our 2021 winners (details to follow). 


For more information, please contact Karin


Special Education Resource or Equipment


Early Years Resource or Equipment


Primary Resource or Equipment – ICT


Primary Resource or Equipment – Non-ICT


Primary Resource or Equipment – Tools for Leadership Management & Assessment


Secondary Resource or Equipment – ICT


Secondary Resource or Equipment – Non-ICT


Secondary Resource or Equipment – Tools for Leadership, Management & Assessment


Free Educational Resources


Classroom Teaching Aids


Educational Book Award


Collaboration between School & Supplier Award


Educational Establishment of the Year


Leadership in Education

  • Christine Hill, OBE – Headteacher, Westminster School, West Midlands.
  • Darryl Morgan – Headteacher, Ridgeway School, Hampshire
  • Dipanwita Ganguli – Principal, Sutton College, London
  • Nigel Tomlinson – London School of Business and Finance
  • Sally Lanni – Pheasey Park Farm Primary School and Early Years Centre
  • Wey Education, London


Education Exporter of the Year


Marketing Campaign of the Year

  • Learnetic SA – The Drive for experiments – School LaboLAB competition
  • One Team Logic
  • Raintree – Match Funding
  • Sparx – Numerise
  • TextHelp – WriQ product launch
  • YPO – Contracts for Schools


Supplier of the Year – Not For Profit


Supplier of the Year – Less than £1 Million Annual Turnover


Supplier of the Year – £1 Million to £10 Million Annual Turnover


Supplier of the Year – Over £10 Million Annual Turnover


Outstanding Achievement during Covid-19