Awards available for EDU students Awards available for EDU students

Best Postgraduate Dissertation

This £200 prize is awarded annually for the best postgraduate dissertation submitted and is open to all students registered for taught postgraduate programmes.

Rules

The following prizes may be awarded annually in the School of Education & Lifelong Learning as follows:

  1. A prize to the value of £200 for the best postgraduate dissertation. All students registered for taught postgraduate programmes shall be eligible.
  2. The prizes shall be awarded by a Prize Committee, comprising the Director of Learning and Teaching and two other members of staff of the School, appointed by the Head of School.
  3. If in any year no candidate is judged to be of sufficient merit, the prize in any category shall not be awarded. In the event of more than one candidate in any category being judged to be of sufficient and equal merit, the prize may be divided.

£200


Best Performance in Coursework by a PGCE (Primary) Student

This £200 prize is awarded annually for the best performance in coursework by a PGCE (Primary) student.

Rules

The following prize may be awarded annually in the School of Education & Lifelong Learning as follows:

  1. A prize to the value of £200 for the best performance in coursework by a PGCE (Primary) student.
  2. The prizes shall be awarded by a Prize Committee, comprising the Director of Learning and Teaching and two other members of staff of the School, appointed by the Head of School.
  3. If in any year no candidate is judged to be of sufficient merit, the prize in any category shall not be awarded. In the event of more than one candidate in any category being judged to be of sufficient and equal merit, the prize may be divided.

£200


Best Dissertation or Thesis by a Research Student

This £200 prize is awarded annually for the best dissertation or thesis submitted by a student registered on a research degree programme.

Rules

The following prizes may be awarded annually in the School of Education & Lifelong Learning as follows:

  1. A prize to the value of £200 for the best dissertation or thesis submitted by a student registered on a research degree programme.
  2. The prizes shall be awarded by a Prize Committee, comprising the Director of Learning and Teaching and two other members of staff of the School, appointed by the Head of School.
  3. If in any year no candidate is judged to be of sufficient merit, the prize in any category shall not be awarded. In the event of more than one candidate in any category being judged to be of sufficient and equal merit, the prize may be divided.

£200


The Terry Phillips Prize for Creative Writing in Research

The Terry Phillips Prize, worth £500, is awarded annually to the research student studying in the Centre for Applied Research in Education (CARE) who presents their research findings in the most creative written form.

Rules

  1. There shall be a prize to be awarded annually in the Centre for Applied Research in Education (CARE) of the School of Education and Lifelong Learning (EDU) to be known as the Terry Phillips Prize.
  2. Students registered for research degrees in EDU whose primary supervisor is a member of CARE and who have submitted their research findings for examination in the preceding 12 months shall be eligible to be considered for the prize.
  3. The prize shall be awarded to the CARE research student who presents their research findings in the most creative written form.
  4. The value of the prize shall be £500.
  5. Nominations shall be made to the Director of CARE by primary supervisors in the Centre, in accordance with a timetable to be specified by CARE.
  6. The prize shall be awarded by the Head of the School of EDU in October of each year on the recommendation of the Director of CARE, who will have consulted a panel of assessors drawn from the academic staff within CARE.
  7. The assessors may recommend that no prize be awarded in a particular year if they consider there to be no appropriate work for consideration or if they do not consider any work to be of sufficient merit.

£500


Head of School's Prize for the School-based Project

Three prizes are awarded annually for: the best School-Based Project, worth £100; the second best School-Based Project, worth £75; and the third best School-Based Project, worth £50. The prizes are open to students registered on the PGCE (Secondary) programme.

Rules

There shall be three prizes awarded annually in the School of Education & Lifelong Learning as follows:

  1. One of £100, one of £75 and one of £50 for the best School-Based Project submitted for assessment by a student following the PGCE (Secondary) programme or PGCE (Secondary) School Direct programme.
  2. The prizes shall be awarded by the Board of the School of Education and Lifelong Learning on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners.
  3. If in any year no candidate is judged to be of sufficient merit, the prize in any category shall not be awarded; if two or more candidates are judged to be of equal merit the combined prizes may be divided.

£100, £75 and £50