Acclaim for inspiring science teachers and technicians

Outstanding teachers and technicians have been celebrated for their inspirational work in STEM subjects at the 2017 ENTHUSE Celebration Awards.

Carolyn Robson of the Teaching Schools Council presenting an ENTHUSE award to the technical team from George Spencer Academy

Credit: STEM Learning UK

Carolyn Robson CBE (left) of the Teaching Schools Council presenting an ENTHUSE award to Kylie Burbage, Liz Toms, Jane Chawner and Kirsty Fogg.

The winners of the national final were announced at an event in the House of Commons on 20 July.

And the winners are…

2017 ENTHUSE Award for Excellence in STEM teaching – Primary (joint winners)

  • Michelle Walsh, Edwards Primary School
  • Rachel Wolford, Hythehill Primary School

2017 ENTHUSE Award for Excellence in STEM teaching – Secondary

  • Clare Devlin, St. Colm's High School

2017 ENTHUSE Award for Excellence in STEM teaching – FE

  • Catrin Williams, Grwp Llandrillo Menai

2017 ENTHUSE Award for Excellence in STEM teaching – technicians and support staff

  • Kylie Burbage, Jane Chawner, Kirsty Fogg and Elizabeth Toms, George Spencer Academy

2017 ENTHUSE Award for STEM Primary School of the Year – supported by the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851

  • Sandfield Close Primary School

2017 ENTHUSE Award for STEM Secondary School of the Year

  • Skipton Girls' High School

2017 ENTHUSE Award for STEM FE College of the Year

  • Cambridge Regional College

Yvonne Baker, Chief Executive of STEM Learning, said: "It is such an honour to celebrate the amazing teachers and technicians through the ENTHUSE Celebration Awards - every one of the nominees is a winner, and I know that each of them will continue to make a difference to young people’s lives across the UK."

Wellcome is part of a funding partnership for Project ENTHUSE, which aims to enhance science education through continuing professional development for teachers.

Simon Chaplin, Director of Culture and Society at Wellcome, said: "Wellcome has been investing in the professional development of science teachers for nearly 15 years and is a proud supporter of Project ENTHUSE. We want all children to be engaged by science from the early years onwards and see its relevance in their lives."

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