March, 2022, See Eligibility,
Requirements, Selection Criteria, Benefits, Prizes,
Application Guidelines and Procedures.
Meadow Hall Foundation (MHF) has announced the date of its 6th edition of the Inspirational Educator Awards (INSEA) and the annual Education Convention which will take place on Saturday, 25th of April 2022. Driven by its desire to reform the education sector, INSEA and Education Convention are two initiatives amongst many others which MHF uses to achieve its objectives. Believing children are the leaders of tomorrow, Meadow Hall Foundation ensures the quality of education in public and low-cost private schools are improved. MHF partners with individuals, public and private organisations to implement its sustainable programmes that support teachers, students, schools and communities.
Since inception, Meadow Hall Foundation has strived to equip teachers
especially those from public and low-cost private schools with
necessary tools to combat society’s ever evolving structure. In line
with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 4, Meadow Hall
Foundation believes the road map to achieving quality education is by
improving the quality of teachers continuously, changing mindsets about
teaching and advocating for the teaching profession.
Inspirational Educator Awards (INSEA) is an annual merit award aimed at
honouring Teachers and School Leaders dedicated to imparting lifelong
learning in their students, schools and communities. This prestigious
award recognises, rewards and promotes excellence in teaching and
advocacy for the profession.
Inspirational Educators Awards (INSEA) is aimed at elevating the
teaching profession and motivating school teachers and head teachers to
continue to strive for excellence in their profession. The awardees
emerge from a merit-based competition and are rewarded handsomely for
their commitment and passion.
Winners of these prestigious awards are selected based on pre-defined criteria. The awards include the following categories:
THE INSPIRATIONAL TEACHER OF THE YEAR AWARD: This
is an annual award aimed at honouring teachers dedicated to imparting
life-long learning in their students. This prestigious award recognizes,
rewards, and promotes excellence in teaching and advocacy for the
profession. A cash award of ₦1,000,000.00 will be given to a
resourceful, caring and innovative teacher who has made an inspirational
impact on his or her students and community.
THE INSPIRATIONAL SCHOOL LEADER OF THE YEAR AWARD: The
influence of a leader on the overall performance of a school can either
make or mar it. Improving school leadership ranks high on the list of
priorities for school reform. This prestigious award recognises the
importance school leaders have on our educational system. A cash award
of ₦2,000,000.00 will be given to a hard working and sacrificial school
To be eligible, an Applicant must:
- Have minimum number of 3 years teaching experience;
- Teach or provide educational support to students between the ages of 5 and 18 in a school setting;
- Not be prohibited from participating in the Contest or receiving the Award under applicable law;
have conducted themselves (by act or omission) in such a way as to
bring the teaching profession or MHF, its affiliates, or their
respective directors, officers, employees, agents, and subsidiaries
(“MHF Parties”) into disrepute (as may be determined at the sole
discretion of MHF);
- Not be a previous Award winner; and
be an employee or consultant of Meadow Hall Group or its affiliates, or
an immediate family member of such employee or consultant.
- A minimum of 5years leading in a school or
- In education for 5years and 2years leadership experience.
The judges will evaluate applications based on the following criteria:
- Innovative and effective instructional practices and student learning outcomes in the classroom and school;
beyond the classroom that provide role models for the teaching
profession – whether through charitable or community work, or through
sporting, academic or cultural achievement;
- Contributions to
public debates on raising the bar of the teaching profession, whether
through writing articles, blogs, taking part in media and social media
campaigns, events or conferences;
- Sharing inspirational education practices with other teachers;
children to be global citizens in a world where they will encounter
people from many different religions, cultures and nationalities;
- Improving access to a quality education for children of all backgrounds;
party recognition of a teacher’s achievements in the classroom and
beyond. This can include pupils, colleagues, head‐teacher as well as
members of the wider community –including Government, faith based
organizations and Cooperate organizations (supporting written and/or
video testimonials should be provided); and
- Evidence of innovation;
- Evidence of accomplished students (track record).
How to Apply.
To Nominate or Apply
- To nominate an Inspirational Teacher or School Leader for these awards, visit www.inseawards.org
- To apply for the School Leader category, visit: https://www.inseawards.org/head-teacher-registration/
- To apply for the Teacher category, visit: https://www.inseawards.org/teacher-registration/
- To also register for the Education Convention, please visit http://bit.do/MHF-CONVENTION4
Nominations close on Saturday, 14th March, 2022.
Nomination / participation is FREE.
For more information, kindly call 07058012288 or 08095585623