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

Progression, recognition and reflection: how I became a National Expert

As a teacher and middle leader with only two years’ experience in the profession, I was delighted to receive the highest level of recognition from STEM Educators – National Expert.Having previously held the Effective and Leading STEM Teacher levels, it was a great honour to receive the National Expert recognition."As teachers, we very rarely stop and look...

ENTHUSE Celebration Awards: opening doors to teachers and students alike

Bedtime stories for me as a child were about gaining a good education, how it's one of the few things in life that no one can take from you once you've achieved it and how it can open doors in life that would never be possible without it.Each time I gained a certificate for anything, my dad would take it to work to laminate and we would put it in a file....

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...

Latest news

STEM Inspiration awards celebrate work of Scottish technician

Henry Rae, a technician from the University of St Andrews, has won the Outstanding STEM Technician award at a prestigious ceremony at the House of Lords.The STEM Inspiration awards are designed to celebrate individuals and organisations working to inspire young people in STEM subjects. Winners were announced...

Dr Emily Grossman honoured at event celebrating STEM education

On 4 October 2017, renowned scientist and education advocate Dr Emily Grossman became one of our honorary STEM Ambassadors.The presentation took place at the 2017 STEM Inspiration Awards, hosted by Lord Sainsbury of Turville at the House of Lords, and supported by the Gatsby Charitable Foundation. Honorary STEM...

Shortlist of 2017 STEM Inspiration award nominees announced

We're proud to announce the lucky shortlisted nominees for this year's STEM Inspiration awards.The STEM Inspiration awards are a free award scheme, designed to celebrate individuals and organisations working to inspire young people in STEM subjects. Shortlisted nominees for these prestigious awards will be...