Myerscough College is delighted to have received four nominations in the 2020 Educate North Awards.
The prestigious awards are designed to celebrate the very finest work in higher and further education, with the winners being unveiled in a ceremony in April, where some of the leading figures in the region's educational sector will come together at Manchester's Hilton Deansgate.
On the night, the awards' guest of honour will be Sir Lindsay Hoyle, Speaker of the House of Commons.
Myerscough College is shortlisted in the following categories:
Further Education College of the Year - an award to honour the leading further education institution within the North of United Kingdom, demonstrating outstanding performance in the areas of teaching, student experience, innovation and economic impact.
UK Apprenticeship Award - an award for the organisation that has done the most extraordinary work to promote apprenticeships across the United Kingdom.
Social Mobility Award - this award recognises institutions that are supporting the education and / or employment prospects of their students from lower socio-economic backgrounds. This could be aimed at supporting the outcomes of school pupils, students in further or higher education and mature learners. Myerscough's entry focuses specifically on the College's work with the community at our Merseyside campus at Croxteth Park.
External Relations Team of the Year - this is an award to celebrate an external relations team that can demonstrate a programme that has achieved demonstrable impact on success. Myerscough's nomination focussed on the promotion of the College's annual summer Open Day and Country Fair.
The winners will be announced at the ceremony on April 23rd.
by Dave Salmon