JULY 2017: FAB is delighted to announce the finalists for the 2017 FAB Awards. Now in its third year, the Awards recognise the contributions made by awarding organisations and their employees to education and skills in the UK over the past year. The FAB 2017 Awards dinner is being held at the end of the first day of the FAB Conference, on 19 October at the Marriott Hotel in Leicester. Stephen Wright, FAB Chief Executive, says “we received more entries to the Awards than ever before and the standard was exceptionally high. We look forward to announcing the winners and to celebrating the successes within the industry at the Awards dinner on 19 October.
” The finalists are:
Awarding organisation of the year sponsored by Coelrind • Aim Awards • Ascentis • Future (Awards and Qualifications) • Training Qualifications UK (TQUK) • VTCT
Qualification of the year sponsored by Cirrus Assessment • Agored Cymru – Level 4 Diploma in Data Analytics • Ascentis – Level 1 Award in Understanding British Values • ILM – Level 3 Diploma for Managers • Open Awards – Level 2 Award in Skills for Teaching Independent Travel Training • SFEDI Awards – Passport to Enterprise and Employment
Team of the year sponsored by PSI • ABE – ABE Portal • NEBOSH – Qualification Development Team • Sports Leaders UK – Relationship Management Team • VTCT – Qualifications and Assessment Team
Individual of the year sponsored by Gordon Associates • Nigel Barraclough, Qualsafe Awards • Terry Fennell, FDQ • Julie Hyde, NCFE • Jenny Newton, Open Awards • Kelly Venter, Training Qualifications UK (TQUK)
Innovation of the year sponsored by British Council • Digital Assess – CompareAssess • IMI – MOT Products • The London Institute of Banking & Finance – Qualification: Lessons in Financial Education • World Chefs and City & Guilds – Digital Credentialing • YMCA – Y-Mark:
A revolution in marking FAB 2017 is an ideal opportunity to get together with colleagues to hear the latest from industry experts, find out what the future holds and have valuable time away from the office to take stock and discuss the issues and implications with peers over dinner. Registrations are now open at www.awarding.org.uk/conference-awards. END OF PRESS RELEASE Note to Editors The Federation of Awarding Bodies (FAB) is the trade association that represents over 125 organisations that award vocational qualifications in the United Kingdom and over 20 stakeholder organisations. www.awarding.org.uk. For more information regarding FAB or the event in October please email firstname.lastname@example.org.