Awards and recognition

Recognition

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



  • STEM Educators

    Designed to highlight the impact of professional development on educators, students, colleagues and their organisations, STEM Educators is a free recognition scheme.

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  • 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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Awards

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

ENTHUSE Celebration Awards: recognising everyday heroes

My ENTHUSE Celebration Award journey began with an email calling for teachers and technicians to nominate themselves. Skimming the criteria I saw that I did in fact meet the requirements, despite being an ‘ordinary’ teacher!I set about drafting an application form and collecting evidence, mainly based on implementing ‘Science through Stories’ ideas I had...

From industry to award ceremony: my STEM Insight journey

The organisation I work for actively encourages staff to participate in various CPD as it directly benefits staff and learners by introducing new ideas and innovation.This is done both informally and formally using training days and departmental meetings. When I approached my line manger about the STEM Insight programme and the possibility of spending a...

Disbelief, amazement and pride: ENTHUSE Celebration Award winner shares her experiences

Written by: Louise Parks, winner of Primary Science ENTHUSE Award, 2016A balmy summer evening in London and as I walked up to the impressive Wellcome Trust building, not really knowing what to expect, the magnitude of the reason I was there became very real!After receiving an Intensive ENTHUSE Award to help develop science in my school, the...

Latest news

STEM Inspiration awards open

With awards open to technicians, leaders and employers, could you be one of our winners?The STEM Inspiration awards are a free award scheme, designed to celebrate individuals and organisations working to inspire young people in STEM subjects.  So if you, or your organisation, are involved in inspiring young...

2017 STEM Inspiration Awards open for nominations

This year’s STEM Inspiration Awards have opened for entries, and there are even more categories to choose from.The STEM Inspiration Awards recognise and celebrate the work done by a wide range of people to enrich young people’s experience of STEM subjects.Whether you work inside or outside of the teaching profession,...

Celebrating inspiration in the North of England and Scotland

On Friday 12 May 2017, the last of a series of regional ENTHUSE Celebration Awards ceremonies took place.Held in Manchester Town Hall, the evening celebrated a number of inspirational teachers, technicians, support staff and schools and colleges from the North of England.Winners of the 2017 North England and Scotland...