2020 Winning Entries

Following a fantastic Awards Dinner on Wednesday 11 March, at The Hilton Hotel, Leeds, we are delighted to announce the winning individuals and projects of the 2020 UK Career Development Awards.

1. Individual best practice awards

Careers Adviser/Coach of the Year

Christine Baker

Careers Wales

(sponsored by The National Careers Service)

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Careers Leader of the Year

Stacey Drake

Daventry Hill School

(sponsored by The Department for Education) 



Career Services Manager of the Year

Allan Potter


(sponsored by CXK)

CXK Master Hi res 


Rodney Cox Lifetime Achievement Award

Professor Jenny Bimrose

(sponsored by C&K Careers)


2. Project-based best practice awards

Careers Programme in a Special School/College

Employability Skills Framework

Linwood School

 (sponsored by Education Development Trust)


Careers Programme in a Primary School

Lifelong Learning

South Parade Primary School

 (sponsored by Education and Employers charity)

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Innovative and Impactful Employer Engagement Activity

Project Apollo

Sheffield Futures

(sponsored by The Careers & Enterprise Company)


3. Technology and research awards

Best Practice in the Use of Technology in Career Development

Stay Nimble

Stay Nimble, Dominic Atkinson

(sponsored byDevClever) 


Best Practice in Research by a Careers Practitioner

The Impact and Value of Careers Work in the Northern Education Foundation Programme

Health Education England

 (sponsored by MorrisbyI)