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Grimsby Institute shortlisted for three Beacon Awards

The Grimsby Institute is thrilled that they have been shortlisted for not one award, but three awards for this year’s Beacon Awards from the Association of Colleges.

The Institute has been nominated for the:

  • Edge award for Practical Teaching and Learning
  • City and Guild Award for Staff Development
  • RSM Award for Leadership and Governance

Gill Alton, CEO Grimsby Institute Group, said:

“I am absolutely delighted to hear we have been shortlisted for three Beacon Awards, to be considered for one Beacon Award is an honour but to be considered for three is incredible.

We have a wonderful team at the Institute and our nominations recognises the outstanding work and commitment taking place throughout the college.”

The awards celebrate the best and most innovative practice among UK further education and sixth form colleges. 

Carole Stott MBE, Chair of AoC Charitable Trust, said: “The Beacon Awards highlight the very best of college initiatives and activities.  Being shortlisted for a Beacon Award highlights not only the good work of the colleges, but also the impact on students and communities. The high standard of submissions to the AoC Beacon Awards is testament to the innovation which takes place across the UK. Great colleges transform lives and communities.  They meet the needs of employers and students by embracing new approaches to teaching, learning and leadership.  The shortlist for this year’s Beacon Awards is testament to this.”

The AoC Beacon Awards will be announced on Tuesday 14th November in Birmingham

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