National Enterprise Educator Awards 2010 Winners Announced!

Enterprise Educators UK and the National Council for Graduate Entrepreneurship are delighted to announce the winners of the second National Enterprise Educator Awards to recognise excellence within enterprise education, rewarding those working as enterprise educators supporting student and graduate entrepreneurship in higher education.

The winners were announced at the International Entrepreneurship Educators Conference (IEEC) on 2ndSeptember 2010 at Cardiff.

The three categories of awards recognise:

1)     Enterprise Educators – who are transforming the enterprise curriculum;

2)     Enterprise ‘Champions’ – who are supporting extra-curricular activities;

3)     Student Educators – who are supporting peer learning and development

The Winners

Enterprise Educator Award – Sponsored by The Higher Education Academy – Business, Management, Accountancy and Finance

Winner:

Charmaine Myers, Sheffield Hallam University – The Venture Matrix

Enterprise ‘Champion’ Award – Sponsored by Institute of Enterprise, Leeds Metropolitan University

Winner:

Helena Schulze, University of Southampton – Student Enterprise Support

Student Educator Award – Sponsored by NACUE and Young Enterprise

Winner:

Joseph Akinnagbe & team, University of Manchester – Manchester Entrepreneurs: Redefining Entrepreneurship

Outstanding Achievement Award

Winner

Doug Richard

The Highly Commended and Commended

The competition for the awards this year was extremely tough and all shortlisted candidates impressed with their fantastic work within enterprise education.

NCGE and EEUK are therefore proud to announce that all shortlisted candidates for the awards have been highly commended or commended as of mark of the achievements they have undertaken.

The highly commended and commended awards are to recognise that each of the shortlisted candidates are trail blazers for entrepreneurship education in the institutions and for their regions.

Enterprise Educator Award – Sponsored by The Higher Education Academy – Business, Management, Accountancy and Finance

Highly Commended:

Simon Brookes, University of Portsmouth – Authentic Learning Activities for Enterprise

Commended:

Richard Adams, University of Hertfordshire – The Creative Entrepreneurs

Sue Smith, Leeds Metropolitan University – It’s what we do everyday!

Enterprise ‘Champion’ Award – Sponsored by Institute of Enterprise, Leeds Metropolitan University

Highly Commended: 

Louise Kenworthy, University of Salford; Claire Schofield, Manchester Metropolitan University; Claire Giddens, Manchester Metropolitan University; & Claire Hookham-Williams, University of Liverpool – A Tale of 3 Cities

Commended:

Nigel Culkin, University of Hertfordshire – Enterprise is for life not just for HEIF

Greg Sinclair & Eileen Murray, University of Glasgow – University of Glasgow Student Enterprise

Kairen Skelley, University of Leeds – Spark Business Adviser

Sue Poole, Swansea College – The Learning Continuum from Primary to HE

Student Educator Award – Sponsored by NACUE and Young Enterprise

Highly Commended:

Jack Stanbury & team, University of Southampton – SIFE Southampton

Commended: 

James Pipe & team, University of Southampton – Fish on Toast – Student Entrepreneurship Society

A Press Release is available for download here.

Photos from the awards ceremony are available for download here.

The National Enterprise Educator Awards