Classical Association Teaching Awards 2020-2021: Nominations

Please note that nominations for this year’s award are now closed.

Aim and criteriaThe Classical Association Teaching Awards aim to recognise outstanding teaching and/or innovative pre-university education initiatives.  Up to five prizes of £500 each will be awarded annually to individuals or school/college-based projects whose work is felt to have had a significant and positive impact on the teaching of Classics in the UK.

Nominations will generally fall into one of the following categories, although we welcome nominations on other grounds:

  • Lifetime achievement
  • Outstanding new teacher (in teaching for up to three years)
  • Innovative pedagogy
  • Making Classics more inclusive
  • Outstanding state sector initiative
  • Promoting the study of the ancient world in schools/FE

Process and eligibility: Please complete the nomination form here or you can download a Word version of the nomination form here and email it to [email protected] by 26 February 2021.

After the closing date, the Chair and two members of the CA Teaching Board will draw up a shortlist of nominees to present to voting members of the Board who will decide on the winners.  Winners will be invited to the annual CA conference where the awards will be announced, and citations read out.

Anyone with personal experience of the positive impact made by the nominee’s teaching is eligible to nominate.

No serving Officer or member of the CA Teaching Board is eligible to receive an award.