2020 Shortlist

The Education Awards 2021 shortlist of finalists has not yet been announced.

All 2021 entrants will be notified as to the status of their submissions in the weeks after the entry deadline date.

View the 2020 shortlist below and view past winners here.

Overall Excellence in Education

  • NUI Galway (winner)

Best College of Business

  • Dublin Business School

  • J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics, NUI Galway (winner)

Best College of Science & Engineering

  • School of Chemical & Pharmaceutical Sciences, TU Dublin (winner)

  • Schools of Electrical & Electronic Engineering & Computer Science, TU Dublin

  • South Eastern Regional College

Best College of Arts & Social Science

  • College of Arts, Social Sciences & Celtic Studies, NUI Galway (winner)

  • Dublin Business School

  • Kinsale College of Further Education

Best Language School

  • ACET

  • Bridge Mills Galway Language Centre

  • Conradh na Gaeilge

  • Cork English College (winner)

  • Englishour

  • Galway Cultural Institute

  • Irish College of English

  • Oscars International

  • The Linguaviva Centre

Best Further Education Provider

  • CMIT

  • CSN College

  • Drogheda Institute of Further Education (winner)

  • Kinsale College of Further Education

  • Limerick College of Further Education

  • Pitman Training

  • South Eastern Regional College

  • The College of Progressive Education

Best Erasmus Programme

  • Kinsale College of Further Education

  • RCSI

  • University of Limerick (winner)

Best International Collaboration Project

  • AHA ADHD Augmented - UCD, ITD CNR & WWL

  • Dublin Business School & Kolej Poly-Tech MARA

  • Dundalk Institute of Technology & E.U. Partner Colleges

  • Future Screens NI - Ulster University, Experimental Design LA & Others (winner)

  • International Office, Mary Immaculate College & St John’s University New York

  • Limerick Institute of Technology & Collaborators

  • Maynooth University & Texas Tech Engineering Summer School

  • The 3 Nations Project -  Ulster University, Kempten University of Applied Sciences & University of Lapland

  • TU Dublin & Purdue University Indiana, USA

Best Business & Third Level Institution Collaboration

  • AI in the Delivery of Legal Services Partners & School of Law, University of Limerick

  • Atlantic Flight Training Academy & Cork Institute of Technology

  • Chemical Process Safety - Pfizer Pharmaceuticals & CIT

  • DCU Access to the Workplace Programme Collaborators (winner)

  • Enhancing Patient Safety with Work Based & Blended Learning - Galway Clinic & GMIT

  • Irish Football Association & Ulster University

  • Publicity Association of Northern Ireland & Ulster University

  • Spar NI & Ulster University Business School

Best Marketing / Communications Team

  • City Education Group

  • Dublin Business School

  • Griffith College

  • Institute of Technology Carlow

  • LINC Consortium (winner)

  • Marketing Department, Dublin City University

  • University of Limerick

  • Waterford Institute of Technology

Best Library Team

  • Athlone Institute of Technology

  • Cork Institute of Technology Library

  • Norma Smurfit Library, National College of Ireland (winner)

  • Stranmillis University College

Excellence in the Provision of Professional Services

  • ACET

  • LIA (winner)

  • North West Regional College Careers Academy

  • Turlon & Associates

Best Student Experience Award

  • Airfield Estate

  • Bryson Care Practice Learning Centre

  • Cork Institute of Technology

  • CSN College

  • DIFC Ireland

  • Dublin Business School

  • Kinsale College of Further Education

  • University College Cork (winner)

  • Worldskills Ireland

Best Student Campus Award

  • Ulster University

  • University of Limerick (winner)

Career Impact Strategy Award

  • Building Careers for New Employees to Pharma - GetReskilled

  • Cork Institute of Technology

  • Curriculum Design for Career Impact, Occupational Safety & Health Programme - IT Sligo

  • Dublin Business School

  • Embedding Mentoring - Griffith College

  • North West Regional College (winner)

  • Student Transformative Learning Record - TU Dublin

  • The Insurance Practitioner Apprenticeship - The Insurance Institute & IT Sligo

Best Online Learning Experience

  • CMIT

  • Get in the Game - Digital Marketing Institute

  • Hibernia College

  • Higher Diploma in Computer Science Online – Waterford Institute of Technology

  • LINC Consortium (winner)

  • Professional Diploma in Clinical Leadership - RCSI  Institute of Leadership

  • School of Computer Science, TU Dublin

  • Setanta College

  • StudyOnline

Best Education Outreach Award

  • Access to Apprenticeship Programme - TU Dublin

  • Calmast STEM Outreach Centre - Waterford Institute of Technology

  • Centre for Talented Youth Ireland - Dublin City University (winner)

  • Cork Institute of Technology, Cork Prison & Dillon’s Cross Project

  • CSinc - TU Dublin

  • Early Learning Initiative - National College of Ireland

  • Schools Outreach Programmes Access Service - Dublin City University

  • Transition Year Outreach Programme - NUI Galway

Student Engagement & Communications Award

  • Academic Success Coaching, AnSEO - The Student Engagement Office, Cork Institute of Technology (winner)

  • Glucksman Library, University of Limerick

  • LINC Consortium

  • Postgrad Experience Working Group - Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin

  • UCC Skills Centre

Business Collaboration Award

  • Co-Creating Solutions to Support Business Growth – Ulster University Business School & Collaborators

  • Cork Institute of Technology & Authentic Assessment Strategy Partners (winner)

  • Logistics Associate Apprenticeship Consortium

  • Mayo, Sligo, Leitrim Education and Training Board & Sales Apprenticeship Consortium

  • Rathmines College & Business Collaborators

  • South Eastern Regional College & Business Collaborators

  • TU Dublin, BioPharmaChem Ireland & Ibec Industry Consortium

Best Use of Educational Technology/ICT Initiative of the Year

  • Centre for Adult Learning & Professional Development - NUI Galway

  • CMIT

  • Griffith College Institutional Analytics

  • Higher Diploma in Computer Science Online - Waterford Institute of Technology (winner)

  • MOSAIC – Meantóir

  • Open Training College & Athlone Institute of Technology

  • South Eastern Regional College

  • Variable Rate Progression - Ulster University

Best Research Project

  • AHA ADHD Augmented - UCD, ITD CNR & WWL (winner)

  • AI for Good, Chatbot for Refugees - Lero, the SFI Research Centre for Software at UCD

  • City Colleges & Garda Representative Association

  • DeepReal - ADAPT Centre & Huawei Technologies

  • Ocuco-Lero Global Lean Agile Project - Lero, the SFI Research Centre for Software at UL

Best Graduate Training Programme

  • Accenture

  • Arup

  • BDO Ireland

  • EY (winner)

  • First Derivatives Capital Markets Training Programme

  • For Purpose

  • Galway Clinic Graduate Nursing Programme

Best Green Campus Award

  • Dublin City University

  • Kinsale College of Further Education

  • Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin (winner)

  • Ulster University

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