In partnership with Coca-Cola Europacific Partners, we’re delighted to announce that our Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Heroes Awards will take place on 24 February 2022.
Our Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Heroes Awards, in partnership with Coca-Cola Europacific Partners, will honour, celebrate, and shine a light on individuals and organisations who are championing diversity and inclusion within their organisations and the technical education sector.
Open to all students, apprentices, employees and organisations within the technical education sector, the awards are an opportunity to recognise outstanding commitment to promoting and supporting diverse and inclusive practices, and to celebrate those making a real difference.
Read all about who won an award last year or watch the highlights from last year. The awards will open shortly, so please consider a nomination in one or more of the categories.
We’re proud to partner with Coca Cola Europacific, a global business and one of the leading consumer goods companies in the world. It places great importance on the value that every individual brings to the business. The awards is an opportunity to amplify the message of how important it is to continuously recognise and celebrate those who are making a difference to diversity and inclusion every day.
We have eight awards and nominations will open shortly.
EDI Initiative of the Year - sponsored by Toyota Manufacturing UK
Nominated organisations will have delivered an innovative initiative or solution, designed to promote equity, diversity and inclusion within their organisation and / or the wider technical education sector
Diversity Network of the Year – sponsored by Air Products
Nominated organisations will have engaged and supported underrepresented groups through external network activities which demonstrate sustained value to its wider organisation.
Inclusivity in Excellence – sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
Nominated organisations will have delivered organisational activities that facilitate entries into WorldSkills UK’s training programmes from underrepresented groups, embedding skills competitions into their curriculum and training programmes.
Rising Star Award – available for sponsorship
Nominated individuals will be young people in the early stages of their careers who are going above and beyond to drive equity, diversity and inclusion in apprenticeships and technical education.
Inspirational Role Model Award – sponsored by Festo
Nominated individuals will have taken exceptional steps to drive equity, diversity and inclusion. They will have shown qualities that encouraged and inspired others and/or empowered underrepresented communities.
Inclusive Skills Excellence – available for sponsorship
Nominated individuals will have delivered inclusive curriculum activities to advance skills development for underrepresented groups.
Skills Competition Diversity Champion – sponsored by Coca-Cola Europacific Partners
Nominated individuals will have driven equity, diversity and inclusion in WorldSkills UK’s training programmes through their participation or delivery of the competitions.
EDI Ambassador Award – available for sponsorship
Nominated individuals or organisations who have led truly remarkable change, generating exceptional impact through their work.