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Education Awards night 7 July in partnership with Working Options in Education

The Education Awards are proud to be working with the UK-wide careers programme, Working Options, a programme developed for 16-19 year olds by the charity Monkey Business Foundation during the awards night on the 7 July 2017. As Monkey Business Foundation say; “Our aim is to engage, inspire and motivate sixth form students to realise their…

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Manjinder Sangha – Ambassador – Education Awards

We are delighted to introduce our third ambassador for the Education Awards – Manjinder Sangha, CEO and Founder of Kapture 8, the innovative app and platform for teachers of practical subjects such as Design and Technology and Engineering. Manjinder is a former Assistant Head and Awarding winning teacher based in the West Midlands. Manjinder has…

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Tony Elvin – Judge – Education Awards

We are delighted to announce that Tony Elvin has agreed to join the panel of judges for the 2017 Education Awards. Tony Elvin has been the General Manager at Hotel du Vin Birmingham since 2012 and has spent a total of 24 years in hospitality; Bars, Health & Fitness, Family Entertainment and for the last…

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Mike Hopkins – Judge – Education Awards

Mike Hopkins, Principle of South & City College, Birmingham has agreed to join the Judging panel of the Education Awards 2017. “I am delighted to be involved in The Education Awards which offer an ideal opportunity and platform for industry and education to work together in the form of live projects. Coupled with industry links,…

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Shaun Hindle – Judge – Education Awards

Shaun Hindle is a Senior Director at Solihull College & University Centre and Executive member of the Asian Business Chamber of Commerce Shaun has a wealth of experience and knowledge within the education sector leading on business development, strategic planning and linking education to business. He has supported a number of education establishments from primary…

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Paul Faulkner – Keynote Speaker

Paul Faulkner took over as Chief Executive of the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce in June 2015, having previously been Chief Executive of Nottingham Forest FC and Aston Villa FC. A history graduate from Cambridge University, Paul began his career at MBNA Bank, completing the Bank’s Graduate Management Scheme and working in a variety of…

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Professor Julian Beer – BCU Main Sponsor and Judge

Professor Julian Beer MinstKT FIKE Deputy Vice-Chancellor Julian leads on the University’s Research, Enterprise and Business Engagement strategy, forging links between business and higher education. He was previously Pro-Vice-Chancellor at Plymouth University with responsibility for Regional Enterprise and Professor of Knowledge Transfer.

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Sally Eaves – Judge – The Education Awards

Sally Eaves – Judge – The Education Awards Innovation is key to business success, educational development and social impact and Sally is recognised as a thought leader in emergent technology, online media and navigating digital disruption to sustainably achieve these aims. She is CEO of the Technology Group TechKinect, holds directorships at Intrapreneurship International and…

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University partners on new Education Awards celebrating success throughout the region

The Education Awards has teamed up with Birmingham City University to launch new awards that celebrate the outstanding contributors to education in the Midlands. The Education Awards is the first of its kind in the Midlands. The awards will celebrate those individuals who are making a real difference to the sector and Birmingham City University…

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Joel Blake – Judge and Sponsor

Joel Blake OBE – Multi-award-winning businessman, speaker and facilitator – Judge and Sponsor Joel is a multi-award-winning businessman, speaker and facilitator. He is the Founder & CEO of financial technology company www.feelyx.com and MD of business development agency www.cultiv8solutions.com.

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