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FETN Outstanding Personal Tutor Award: Open for nominations

15 July 2020

Over the years the Personal Tutor role has proved to be essential to learners’ progress, development and well-being. In normal circumstances it is complex and demanding in nature┬ábut has been particularly challenging in recent months as tutors work remotely in response to┬ásocial distancing brought about by COVID-19.

The FETN Outstanding Personal Tutor Award provides an ideal opportunity to honour tutors who deliver an extraordinary service to students and their learning community. It is designed to give recognition to tutors who provide extraordinary service to the students and their learning community. The award will acknowledge and celebrate the contributions of staff whose primary responsibility is to support individual learners to develop and progress, and recognise innovative tutoring techniques, the quality of practice, the impact an individual tutor makes and the standards to which they work.

Nominations are invited from across the Further Education and Training sector and open to anyone undertaking a 1:1 role supporting learners to achieve.

The winner of the Outstanding Personal Tutor Award will be announced by the Award Sponsors eSafe Global during the FETN Annual Conference on Friday 19th November 2021. To learn more about our Award sponsor please visit the eSafe Global website

For details of the Award criteria and how to nominate a colleague please download the Nomination Form and Nomination Guidelines from this page. The closing date for nominations is 3:00pm on Friday17th September 2021.

General enquiries about making an application should be sent to Please note, in the interests of fairness and impartiality details relating to individual nominations cannot be discussed.

We look forward to receiving your nomination and wish you good luck.

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