Celebrate Portsmouth's superstar teachers, learning support assistants, teams and head teachers

The Teach Portsmouth Awards return to Portsmouth Guildhall on Thursday 9 June from 6pm as we recognise the amazing achievements of the city's teachers, learning support assistants, teams and head teachers in 10 award categories.

This year, we'll be celebrating the contribution of even more staff with the introduction of two new categories. The 'teaching assistant of the year award' and 'new teacher of the year award'.

Our host: Shaparak Khorsandi

Shaparak established herself as one of the country’s finest comedians in 2006 with her sell out Edinburgh show, Asylum Speaker. Her career has taken her to all corners of the globe, with appearances on countless TV & radio shows including; Mock The Week, 8 Out Of 10 Cats, Have I Got News For You, QI, Just a Minute & other flagship Radio 4 programmes. Shaparak can't wait to celebrate everyone's achievements, hearing inspirational stories about Portsmouth's teaching community and recognising their talents.

Key dates - 2022

14 February

People's choice award nominations launch online

1 March

Other category nominations launch online

30 March

All category nominations close online

5 April

Shortlisting panel meet

Mid May

Announce shortlist

9 June

2022 ceremony at Portsmouth Guildhall

Discover the shortlist for the Teach Portsmouth Awards 2022

We're pleased to announce that the shortlist for the Teach Portsmouth Awards 2022 has been revealed. Discover incredible school and college staff who have gone above and beyond for their community. The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on Thursday 9 June at Portsmouth Guildhall. See the full shortlist below…

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Our award categories

Learn more about our 10 award categories and the organisations that sponsor each one.

Teaching assistant of the year

This award recognises a teaching assistant in Portsmouth who goes above and beyond to support children and young people in the classroom.

New teacher of the year award

This award is aimed at recognising the most inspirational new teacher in Portsmouth. New teachers must have started in the past three year and work in a Portsmouth school or college.

People's choice award

This award allows members of the general public to nominate a teacher, learning support assistant or head teacher who has gone above and beyond during the pandemic in unique ways.

Innovation in teaching award

This award goes to school and college staff (individuals or teams) who have developed new approaches and innovative practices that have had a positive impact on teaching and learning in Portsmouth.

Outstanding contribution award

This award recognises the sustained and substantial impact an individual has made on the education of children and young people in Portsmouth. Individuals in the shortlist may have had long careers in education, not just in Portsmouth but have made a significant impact in the city.

Creativity award

This award goes to the staff (individuals or teams) who have developed new approaches or adapted teaching methods that go beyond the conventional curriculum which support creative thinking and provide opportunities for all pupils to expand their creativity.

Inclusion and diversity award

This award celebrates the work of school and college staff who have implemented a strategy or project that has made a difference to inclusive practice and diversity.

Community and collaboration award

This award is to celebrate the work of teams or an individual in a school/college that has made a significant impact on the local community. Nominations should include an outline of their work and how it has impacted the community.

Unsung hero award

This award celebrates the members of the school community who rarely get a mention and are never in the limelight but who are invaluable to the school or college.

Long service award

This award is for teachers, support staff or leaders who have worked in the city for over 20 years. There is no overall winner in this category and everyone who is recognised will receive an award.

Watch: Highlights from the Teach Portsmouth Awards 2021

Revisit the Teach Portsmouth Awards 2021 as we look back at last year's winners, capturing their achievements in a virtual awards ceremony. We also reveal the date, venue and celebrity host as we look ahead to this year's celebration.

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Watch back Teach Portsmouth Awards 2021

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