Selection Criteria and Judging Panel
Our selection committees base their evaluations primarily on the overall quality of relevant contributions made by nominees and not on quantitative measures. In your nomination, you should show how the nominee demonstrates impact in one or more of the selection criteria below. While nominees for this prize should be working in further / higher education, they may demonstrate evidence of the criteria within any stage of education. Nominees do not have to demonstrate all of the selection criteria in order to be considered for the prize.
The selection committee will consider the following aspects of nominations for this prize:
- Demonstrated effectiveness in delivering or supporting teaching and/or assessment of chemistry.
- Contributing to the design of an innovative and effective chemistry curriculum.
- Enthusing students through practical chemistry.
- Raising the profile of chemistry in the curriculum and through extra curricular activities so that students are inspired to become more aware of chemistry and its relevance to society.
- Inspiring and encouraging students to take chemistry further, in study or in their career choice.
- Championing inclusion and diversity in chemistry education.
- A commitment to continuing professional development.
- Supporting the development of colleagues and encouraging wider collaboration.
- Contributing to the evidence base for teaching and sharing of good practice.
- Other indicators of esteem indicated by the nominee/nominator.
Education Prize Committee
- Niki Kaiser, Notre Dame High School (chair)
- Thandiwe Banda, The Beacon School
- Rebecca Lamb, Stalham Infant & Junior Schools
- Ryan Mewis, Manchester Metropolitan University
- Bhavik Patel, University of Brighton
- Katharine Pemberton, Modbury Primary School
- Jacquie Robson, Durham University
- John Sandford, Andrews Memorial Primary School
- Sharon Smith, The Pilgrim School
- Holly Yu, University of Glasgow