Somerset Education Business Partnership Awards 2020

Celebrating business professionals, schools, education providers and work-related learning projects across the county, the Somerset Education Business Partnership (EBP) Awards 2020 is a chance to showcase those who have inspired, raised aspirations and developed a future local workforce.

 

ENTRIES OPEN ON MONDAY 13th JANUARY 2020!

There are ten award categories at the Somerset Education Business Partnership Awards 2020 - showcasing a mixture of team and individual successes.
Entries are welcomed from Somerset individuals, businesses, schools, colleges and work-related learning providers that excel in their activities.
Details of the award categories are listed below: 

 

AWARD CATEGORIES

CAREERS INSPIRATION IN BUSINESS (1 to 49 employees)                         
Sponsored by Yeovil College
For an individual or a company that has effectively inspired young people about future career opportunities


CAREERS INSPIRATION IN BUSINESS (50+ employees)
Sponsored by CSW Group
For an individual or a company that has effectively inspired young people about future career opportunities


CAREERS INSPIRATION IN EDUCATION
SPONSORSHIP AVAILABLE
For the education institution that has most effectively inspired students about future careers


YOUNG ASPIRATION
Sponsored by Hinkley Point C
For a young person or group of young people who have taken significant steps to preparing for their future career


ENTERPRISE IN EDUCATION
Pending Confirmation
For the education institution that has delivered the most effective student enterprise challenge


REMOVING BARRIERS
Sponsored by Willmott Dixon
For an organisation or individual that has helped remove barriers to progression for disadvantaged people


OVERCOMING BARRIERS
Sponsored by Somerset West and Taunton Council
For an individual who has overcome barriers to progression


BEST PLACEMENT EMPLOYER
Sponsored by Bridgwater & Taunton College
For the employer that provided the highest quality work experience


BEST PLACEMENT PARTICIPANT
SPONSORSHIP AVAILABLE
For the person who performed best during their placement


OUTSTANDING PERSONAL CONTRIBUTION
SPONSORSHIP AVAILABLE
Partners are invited to nominate individuals who have contributed to raising aspirations in Somerset over a significant period

 

 

AWARD SPONSORS
We are delighted to announce Milsted Langdon as our headline sponsor again this year. 

Milsted Langdon is one of the South West’s leading independent accountancy practices.
Over the last 30 years the firm has grown to approximately 230 employees spread over five offices in Bath,
Bristol, London, Taunton and Yeovil, where clients benefit from clear, specialist advice.

Milsted Langdon successfully grows the skills it needs by providing high quality work-placements to school and college students as well as graduates, enabling progression into trainee and fully qualified accountancy roles.

Jonathan Langdon, Co-founder and Chairman of Milsted Langdon comments:

"Milsted Langdon realises the benefits of providing high quality placement opportunities to young people. We are proud to support the next generation - there are many examples of colleagues who have been promoted through the ranks that have successfully developed through our placement and traineeship programmes.

Through sponsoring the Somerset Education Business Partnership awards we aim to inspire other Somerset businesses to provide similar opportunities and demonstrate to young people that the South West is an excellent place to start and grow a career."

www.milsted-langdon.co.uk

 

2019 AWARD WINNERS


PERSONAL CONTRIBUTION – BUSINESS           Sponsored by Weston College
Do you employ a business mentor, enterprise ambassador, governor or similar volunteer? Our judges are looking for a business professional who is committed to providing invaluable knowledge and skills to local young people.

WINNER - Emma Kelly, Butlins
 


PERSONAL CONTRIBUTION – EDUCATION           Sponsored by Train4All
This individual’s award recognises the most innovative and enthusiastic school or college employee. They may be a school careers lead, teacher, lecturer or support staff member who is committed to providing outstanding work-related learning opportunities and education.

WINNER - Deborah Eele, West Somerset College

 


PERSONAL CONTRIBUTION – CAREERS INSPIRATION   Sponsored by Somerset West & Taunton Council
This award recognises the Work-Related Learning provider employee who has shown an outstanding commitment and passion for careers inspiration in Somerset.

WINNER - Maggie Whale, Somerset Work Experience Service

 


PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT – LEARNER           Sponsored by EDF Energy HPC Project

Celebrating individual learners who engaged with careers provision and demonstrated outstanding potential.

WINNER - Oliver Weston-Mann, Yeovil College

 


PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT – PATHWAYS TO EMPLOYMENT           Sponsored by CSW Group

Celebrating individual vulnerable and/or SEND learners who engaged with careers provision and demonstrated outstanding potential.

WINNER - Cameron

 


EMPLOYER CAREERS INSPIRATION           Sponsored by The Design Hive

This award recognises businesses who have engaged and inspired students in Somerset, and have shown
a commitment to developing a local workforce for the future.

WINNERS - Eloquent Technologies & NatWest Somerset Commercial Bank


CAREERS INSPIRATION IN EDUCATION           Sponsored by TMB Patterns Ltd

Recognising schools or colleges with outstanding careers strategies and programmes, offering a diverse range of opportunities for their students.

WINNER - The Castle School
 


CAREERS INSPIRATION PROVIDER           Sponsored by Willmott Dixon

Open to all work-related learning providers, this award sets out to recognise and showcase the programmes, projects and opportunities available to Somerset’s young people.

WINNER - Young Somerset
 


PATHWAYS TO EMPLOYMENT           Sponsored by Bridgwater & Taunton College

This award is for those helping disadvantaged individuals into employment. ‘Disadvantaged or vulnerable people’ may include leaving care, SEND, disability, NEET, long-term unemployed, returners to work, homeless, ex-offenders.

WINNER - Inspired to Achieve
 


OUTSTANDING IMPACT           Sponsored by Red Berry Recruitment

Open to all - The winner of the “EBP Outstanding Impact Award” will have demonstrated how, either as a school, college, business, or opportunity provider, they have stood out from the crowd and demonstrated outstanding careers education, engagement opportunities, skills development and achieved ‘success through collaboration’. 

WINNER - Julie Young

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