College Development Network Annual Awards

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Thursday 27 November 2014

George Hotel, Edinburgh

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The Annual Awards recognise the talent, skills and achievements of colleges, their staff and learners; and provide a valuable opportunity to celebrate the outstanding projects and initiatives taking place in colleges the length and breadth of Scotland.

The Winners

Thank you to all who entered and congratulations to the winners. 

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Changing Colleges Award

This award recognises leadership and innovation in the development of regional colleges. Entries demonstrate understanding and impact of changing requirements across their region.

  • Winner: Edinburgh College
  • Highly Commended: Dundee and Angus College
  • Commended: West Lothian College
Sponsored by
Sponsored by ENABLE Scotland
 
 Edinburgh College award winners photo

Employer Engagement Award

This award recognises creative approaches that a college has taken to enhance employer engagement activity. These approaches demonstrate clear, positive benefits to the employer, stakeholders, staff and learners in colleges as a result of the activity.

  • Winner: West College Scotland
  • Highly Commended: Forth Valley College
  • Commended: North East Scotland College
Sponsored by
sponsored by Scottish Qualifications Authority SQA logo

 

 West College Scotland-Winner-Employer Engagement Award

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Award

This award recognises and celebrates innovation, excellence, creativity and commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion by colleges: their staff, students and partners on a daily basis.

  • Winner: Edinburgh College
  • Highly Commended: Forth Valley College
  • Commended: City of Glasgow College
Sponsored by
sponsored by Brodies LLP

 

 Edinburgh College - Winner Equality Diversity Inclusion Award

Essential Skills Award

This award recognises a college that has introduced imaginative and inspiring ways which ensure that students develop essential skills, and the approaches demonstrate that students are able to articulate and evidence a range of skills and the potential to utilise these skills in different contexts.

  • Winner: Perth College UHI
  • Highly Commended: Forth Valley College
  • Commended: West College Scotland
Sponsored by
sponsored by Skills Development Scotland (SDS)
 

 

 Perth College-Winner-Essential Skills Award

Health and Wellbeing Award

This award recognises a college that has made a significant contribution in addressing the health and wellbeing needs of its staff and students.

  • Winner: City of Glasgow College
  • Highly Commended: Dumfries and Galloway College
  • Commended: Ayrshire College

Sponsored by

sponsored by the Danshell Group

 

 

 City of Glasgow - Winner - Health and Wellbeing Award

Learning and Teaching Award

This award recognises a college that has implemented imaginative and creative ideas to improve the quality and effectiveness of learning and teaching and assessment.

  • Winner: North Highland College UHI
  • Highly Commended: Ayrshire College
  • Commended: Dundee and Angus College

Sponsored by

 Tribal logo

North Highland College-Winner-Learning and Teaching Award 

Sustainability Award

This award recognises a college that has taken an imaginative approach to tackling sustainability issues and enhancing its green credentials.

  • Winner: Forth Valley College
  • Highly Commended: Edinburgh College
  • Commended: Dundee and Angus College
Sponsored by
sponsored by Energy Skills Partnership
 

 

Forth Valley-Winner-Sustainability_Award
 

Student Contribution Award

This award recognises an individual student who has made a significant contribution to college life and has had a positive impact on other learners, college culture or the wider college and/or local community.

  • Winner: Angela Alexander – Ayrshire College
  • Highly Commended: Jordan Watters – Moray College UHI
  • Commended: Matt Wallace – Glasgow Clyde College

Sponsored by

SCQF logo

Angela Alexander-Ayrshire College-Winner-Student Contribution400

Shortlist

Provided for your information are the executive summaries from each of the shortlisted categories submitted by the colleges:

icon Annual Awards 2014 Shortlist Executive Summaries (314.73 kB)

For more information, please contact Lauren Rennie on 01786 892054 or email Lauren Rennie.

News from the Colleges

Ayrshire College

Edinburgh College

Forth Valley College: Sustainability Award Winners

West College Scotland: Award for Innovative Employer Engagement


View 2013 Annual Awards winners.