A FAB Hat trick for Agored Cymru


Finalists announced for national prestigious Awards for the awarding industry.

Agored Cymru has been shortlisted for a record three awards this year for the prestigious national FAB 2018 Awards.

Now in its fourth year, the FAB Awards recognises the contributions made by awarding organisations and their employees to education and skills in the UK over the past year.

Kevern Kerswell, Chief Executive of Agored Cymru said: “I am delighted that Agored Cymru has been shortlisted for three categories: Outstanding Contribution of the Year, Innovation of the Year and Collaboration of the Year.                                                                                                                                                         

“ Agored Cymru has previously been shortlisted for Awarding Organisation of the Year and has also won Qualification of the Year in 2017.  We are proud of this exceptional track record and believe it represents our unwavering commitment to learners. We now look forward to an enjoyable evening at the award ceremony and wish all of the finalists well.”

The three categories shortlisted have been recognised and celebrated for their high quality, innovation and commitment to the education and skills sector and for providing the best education opportunities for learners.

Outstanding Contribution of the Year, Jo Creeden, Regulation and Qualification Manager, has been recognised for her tremendous work ethic and energy that she brings to work day in day out. Combined with the team ethos she demonstrates exceptional leadership qualities and is able to translate high level concepts into practical solutions that staff can understand and implement.

Collaboration of the Year category recognises Agored Cymru for its collaboration with skills competition experts to support education practitioners to develop future skills excellence competitors.

Innovation of the Year category is for Agored Cymru’s Learning Core suite of qualifications, built around the Curriculum for Wales. The suite can be used across multiple educational settings, schools, voluntary organisations and private training providers which all access Agored Cymru provision to cater for diverse learners. Working alongside stakeholders and centres to ensure that the Learning Core suite is at the forefront of curriculum and education in Wales.

The FAB 2018 Awards dinner, sponsored by Creatio, is being held at the end of the first day of the FAB Conference, on 18 October at the Marriott Hotel in Leicester.

Tom Bewick, FAB Chief Executive, said “the FAB Awards is an opportunity for the industry to come together to celebrate success and share good practice. We received record numbers of entries for the FAB Awards this year and the standard as always has been exceptionally high. We look forward to announcing the winners at the Awards dinner on 18 October.”



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