Categories

We have 13 different categories to celebrate those who make a real difference to children with SEND.

Take a look at all of them below and what is expected for each award.

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Early years categories

The nasen Award for Early Years Provision

Sponsorship available

The Early Years Provision Award (can include all through schools) recognises a setting that has effectively promoted inclusion by providing exceptional provision and practice that goes above and beyond.

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The nasen Award for Secondary Provision

Sponsorship available

The Secondary Provision Award (can include all through schools) recognises a setting that has effectively promoted inclusion by providing exceptional provision and practice that goes above and beyond.

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The nasen Award for Primary Provision (can include all through schools)

Sponsored by: GL Assessment

The Primary Provision Award recognises a setting that has effectively promoted inclusion by providing exceptional provision and practice that goes above and beyond.

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The nasen Award for 16-25 Provision

Sponsorship available

The 16 - 25 Provision Award recognises a setting that has effectively promoted inclusion by providing exceptional provision and practice that goes above and beyond.

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Provision of the Year Award

Sponsorship available

The Provision of the Year will Award recognises a setting that has effectively promoted inclusion throughout the setting by providing outstanding provision/practice that is above what’s expected/average.

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The nasen Award for Co-Production With Children and Young People and Their Families

Sponsorship available

The nasen Award for Co-production with Children and Young People and their Families recognises a setting which demonstrates effective use of person-centred working with children, young people and their families.

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Young Person/Youth (up to 25 Years) Achievement Award

Sponsorship available

The Young Person Achievement Award recognises an individual that has achieved against the odds and/or made a positive difference to the lives of children and young people with SEND.

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SEND Leader of the Year Award

Sponsorship available

The SEND Leader of the year award (Including senior leaders and governors from any school or setting) recognises a leader or leadership team which has demonstrated exceptional strategic development of inclusion and provision resulting in improved outcomes for children and young people with SEND. 

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Learning Support Staff Member of the Year

Sponsored by: Axcis Education

The Learning Support Staff Member of the Year Award recognises excellent practice leading to the improvement of outcomes for children and young people with SEND.

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nasen Teacher of the Year Award

Sponsorship available

The Teacher of the Year Award recognises an inspiring teacher who, through their practice, has had an exceptional impact on children and young people with SEND.

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The Innovation Award for Technology

Sponsorship available

The Innovation Award for Technology recognises an organisation or education setting that effectively demonstrates how technology has been used to promote inclusion for children and young people with SEND.

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The David Ryan Publication Award 2021

Sponsorship available

The David Ryan Publication Award recognises an innovative publication (including e-publications) that have had a positive impact on children and young people with SEND.

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The International Provision of the Year Award

Sponsorship available

The International Provision of the Year Award recognises an international education setting that has effectively promoted inclusion and by provided exceptional provision for children and young people with SEND.

Submit a nomination

Nominations open on 10th May!

In 2020, we received a record number of nominations from across the glob and crowned 13 individuals and organisations winners of a nasen award. Join us in celebrating and submit a nomination from Monday 10th May.

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