13 September 2011
ECL's Track Dinning has been highly commended in the Enterprise Educators category at the 2011 National Enterprise Educator Awards (NEEA).
Track, who is the Business and Entrepreneurship Manager for the Faculty of Education, Community and Leisure (ECL),received the commendation for ‘Campus Enterprise: Developing Strategies for enterprise education in a non business faculty’.
Her work was noted as trailblazing in enterprise and entrepreneurship.
The UK’s top enterprise educators were announced at Coventry Cathedral last week at the 3rd annual Awards ceremony. This brought together educators showcasing their excellence in enterprise and entrepreneurship in Further or Higher Education (FE and HE) as part of the International Entrepreneurship Educators Conference (IEEC) Gala Dinner on the 8th September.
Professor Alison Price, Director of Educator Development, NCEE, On behalf of the NEEA Committee said:
"The 3rd Annual NEEA was a terrific showcase of the depth and variety of excellent work taking place across the sector in UK. This year has seen the successes of both FE and HE celebrated as well as true innovations and also long-standing and successful projects recognised; but for me the awards evening is the true celebration of all the short listed candidates and their inspiring work across the sector."
Alicia Stubbersfield from the Liverpool Screen School was also shortlisted for an Enterprise Educator award for her ‘Writer at Work’ module within the LJMU Centre for Writing, which gives students an introduction to the life of the freelance writer in a unique independent format.
Further information: The National Enterprise Educator Awards (NEEA) started in 2008. The winners and highly commended are selected by the EEUK NCEE awards committee. The awards are run by Enterprise Educators UK (EEUK) and the National Centre for Entrepreneurship in Education (NCEE).
Photo: Track Dinning pictured with the team from Belfast Metropolitan College who also won Highly Commended in the Educator Category.