14 April 2022
Our inspirational tutors have done it again! Thanks to their dedication and commitment to teaching the subjects they’re passionate about, seven Coleg Gwent tutors were nominated for a range of accolades in the South Wales Argus School and Education Awards 2022.
We’re proud of all our tutors who were nominated this year, but special congratulations go to Peter Britton – Further Education Lecturer of the Year, and Jacqui Spiller – Welsh Medium Teacher of the Year, for their well-deserved wins in the South Wales Argus School and Education Awards 2022.
The FE Lecturer of the Year award recognises Peter for his work in inspiring and engaging students to reach their full potential.
Peter Britton has been a photography lecturer for 15 years, bringing his real-world experience and enthusiasm for photography to the forefront of his teaching. Having worked in wedding and commercial photography for renowned brands including McLaren Automotive, Porsche, Harrods, Hard Rock Café, and Rip Curl, he uses his experience and passion for photography to teach processes old and new, ensuring learners understand topics along the way.
Peter offers learners some fantastic opportunities to gain practical experience in photography during their studies, from food photography to studio photoshoots.
As winner of the Welsh Medium Teacher of the Year award, Jacqui has been recognised for inspiring and engaging pupils in learning the Welsh language.
Jacqui Spiller has been a tutor at Learn Welsh Gwent at Coleg Gwent for more than 15 years. She shows her passion, commitment and enthusiasm for the subject, teaching Welsh to learners of all levels from beginner to advanced. Jacqui makes lessons fun and interactive, understanding the challenges of learning Welsh as an adult learner, having learnt the language as an adult herself.
She’s recently taught Welsh to a group of asylum seekers and refugees living in Newport, helping them integrate into our multi-cultural local community and sharing her drive and passion for the Welsh language.
The South Wales Argus School and Education Awards are a celebration of the passion, quality and commitment of local education providers, and we’re proud to be included among them. With 15 different award categories, the event encapsulates all educational provision, from early years to further education. Awards range from digital innovation to Welsh language accolades, putting the spotlight on the hardworking and inspirational people that do so much to prepare young people for a bright and successful future.
This year, seven inspiring tutors from Coleg Gwent were nominated for a range of South Wales Argus Education awards, including:
All our tutors work hard to deliver the best teaching and learning experience for learners at Coleg Gwent. Recognition of their commitment through awards like the South Wales Argus School and Education Awards, the Pearson Teaching Awards, and even MBEs, demonstrates the excellence and expertise on offer at your local campus.
We’re proud of all our nominees and winners who deliver an award-winning teaching and learning experience at Coleg Gwent. Apply now to join one of Wales’ top performing colleges and be taught by expert tutors across a range of full time, part time and higher education courses!