Awards and recognition


Gain professional recognition through our recognition schemes, designed to celebrate excellent practice.

  • Science Mark

    Science Mark is a quality standard designed to recognise and celebrate inspirational practice in secondary science departments across the UK.

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  • Space Education Quality Mark

    The Space Education Quality Mark is a quality mark given to UK schools and colleges which use space as a context for the innovative teaching of STEM subjects. 

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Celebrate your achievements by applying for one of our prestigious award schemes.

  • ENTHUSE Celebration Awards

    CPD has an impact on teachers and technicians, their colleagues and students - this deserves to be celebrated. The ENTHUSE Celebration Awards are free to enter, and raise the profile of dedicated teachers, technicians, schools and colleges across the UK.

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    STEM Inspiration Awards

    Across the UK there are organisations and individuals working to inspire young people in STEM subjects - the STEM Inspiration Awards are a free award scheme designed to recognise the fantastic work that they do. 

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  • ROLLS-ROYCE Science Prize

    This prestigious award scheme provides an opportunity for mathematics and science departments to gain recognition and undertake an inspiring project for their students.

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Hear from the winners

My STEM inspiration: encourage pupils to pursue their desired career

Harry Beedham is one of our shortlisted nominees for Outstanding New STEM Ambassador as part of the STEM Inspiration Awards 2018. He tells us about his inspiring work with young people.Since August 2017, I have been working as a Graduate Structural Engineer in Exeter for AECOM. To put it simply, my job is to design anything which can be “built”. In the last...

My STEM Inspiration: helping young people realise their potential

Kev Stannard has recently been shortlisted for the Outstanding STEM Ambassador award as part of the STEM Inspiration Awards 2018. He tells us about his experience of working with young people and how much being nominated means to him.I have been a member of the Royal Air Force for over 20 years, working all over the world. My job involves providing...

Innovation and inspiration: my experience of CERN

Henry Rae, one of the winners of our STEM Inspiration Awards, got the chance to go to CERN as part of his prize - he tells us all about his experience.I was truly overwhelmed by the scale of everything at CERN - the machines, budgets, number of staff and the variety of roles were all equally impressive. I particularly liked seeing how people collaborate...

Latest news

Congratulations to the shortlisted nominees of the STEM Inspiration Awards

The STEM Inspiration Awards celebration event will be held in the House of Lords on 1 November 2018.Our judges have had the tough job of going through all the amazing applications you’ve sent in and whittling them down to just a handful of shortlisted nominees. We had a fantastic number of applications come through...

STEM Inspiration Awards: be rewarded with a trip to CERN

We’re excited to announce that the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) is sponsoring our 2018 STEM Inspiration Awards and sending the winners to the world-renowned CERN in Switzerland!The STEM Inspiration Awards aim to celebrate people who go above and beyond to inspire and engage young people with STEM...

Space Education Quality Mark: free accreditation for your school or college

ESERO-UK has relaunched the new and improved Space Education Quality Mark (SEQM) for 2018.SEQM is free to take part in and designed to support UK schools and colleges who want to inspire and engage their students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects through the context of space.Why get...