Excellence Awards 2019

UCL IOE Confucius Institute’s annual Excellence Awards provide professional recognition for contributions to Chinese language teaching in schools and for enabling the study of China across the curriculum in both Primary and Secondary Schools.

The 2019 Excellence Awards ceremony will be held at our Conference Dinner on Friday 14th June.


Who is eligible?

A great many people contribute to the study of Chinese and about China in UK schools.

We welcome nominations for anyone who deserves professional recognition. They could be:

  • teachers (primary and secondary schools) both experienced and at the early stage of their career,
  • student teachers,
  • classroom assistants,
  • mentors,
  • tutors
  • heads of department
  • headteachers
  • business partners or sponsors

 How it works

To nominate your colleague, simply fill in the online form below. Each nomination requires a supporting statement (100-300 words) to describe the individual’s contributions and impact in context.

1/ Nominate your colleague – by 10th May
2/ Panel reviews all nominations and selects winners – by 17th May
3/ Winners are notified and invited as one day conference guests – by 24th May
4/ Winners receive a certificate and prize at the Conference dinner – Friday 14th June 2019


Awards may be presented in absentia where necessary.

Previous Winners

If you have any questions, please contact the team at chinesenetworks@ucl.ac.uk

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