This prestigious awards ceremony will be held at The Institution of Engineering and Technology, London, 2 Savoy Place, London WC2R 0BL on Friday 17th September 2021 hosted by the D&T Association and The Institution of Engineering and Technology. The awards give professional recognition to individuals nominated by their colleagues for their unique work in design and technology education across the categories.
The award nomination categories for the 21st Design and Technology Excellence Awards are listed below. We had an outstanding number of nominations this year and it is very positive to see all the hard work that takes place in our D&T classrooms. If you made a nomination for the previous award ceremony and your candidate was not successful, they will automatically go into the nominations for this year.
The award nomination categories are as follows:
CATEGORY 1: Boxford award for innovation and creativity in design and technology
CATEGORY 2: Inspirational teaching of design and technology – Primary
CATEGORY 3: HME Logistics LLP award for inspirational teaching of design and technology – Secondary
CATEGORY 4: The James Dyson Foundation award for excellence in engineering education
CATEGORY 5: The Institution of Engineering and Technology award for creative use of digital technologies in design and technology
CATEGORY 6: Industry engagement
CATEGORY 7: Development of STEM learning opportunities
CATEGORY 8: Royal Academy for Engineering award for exceptional pupil achievement
CATEGORY 9: Design and technology subject leadership
CATEGORY 10: Supporting design and technology
CATEGORY 11: Heart Educational award for design and technology teacher education
CATEGORY 12: NEJ Stevenson award for outstanding contribution to design and technology
Good luck to all the nominees!
Design and Technology (D&T) is the inspiring, rigorous and practical subject which prepares all young people to live and work in the designed and made world.
We are focused on giving you the tools, knowledge and information you need to become more effective, more experienced and more efficient. Giving you access to expert opinions. And creating a place where you can air your views, ask your questions and so help make a difference to your life and those of your pupils. We want to hear from you. We want to know how we can help. And we want you to join us.