WIN £12,500 of prizes for schools with our Personal Finance Teacher of the Year Awards 2019

Published by The Moneywise Team on 05 February 2019.
Last updated on 20 February 2019

2018 winner Joy Ingram of Arkholme Primary School in Lancashire, with presenter Kate Garraway (far left)

We are launching this year’s Personal Finance Teacher of the Year Awards – could it be you or your kids’ teacher?

At Moneywise, we believe it is never too soon for young people to learn about their finances. By mastering money basics early on in life, they can grow up to be the most financially savvy generation yet.

We have teamed up with our parent company interactive investor to offer schools with the best personal finance teachers a share of £12,500 to spend on equipment. Teachers at both primary and secondary level in UK schools are eligible for the competition.

We will make separate awards to teachers at primary and secondary school level, splitting the £12,500 between the winners and runners-up in several categories.

Are you a parent, pupil, school governor or teacher? Do you know someone who is teaching personal finance at school? Would you like to nominate someone for this award? We want to know how they make the teaching of personal finance fun, interactive and relevant to the children they teach.

To put forward your nominations, please email editor@moneywise.co.uk with the name of the teacher(s) and the name and address of the school(s), plus why you are nominating them.

Personal finance teachers can also enter the awards directly. For an entry form, please email editor@moneywise.co.uk.

Moneywise will then contact teachers who have entered the competition, inviting them to submit their entry, including three favourite personal finance lessons.

Personal Finance Teacher of the Year – Competition Terms and Conditions

  1. The competition is open to all qualified teachers employed at a primary or secondary school in the United Kingdom but nominations can be made by anyone who is resident in the UK (including parents, guardians and pupils).

How to enter:

  1. Nominations can be made by anyone (including parents, guardians and pupils) who is resident in the UK. They should be emailed toeditor@moneywise.co.uk before 17.00 on Friday 5 April with the teacher’s name, and the name and address of the school. Teachers will then be contacted and asked to submit at least one lesson plan for a personal finance lesson and a supporting statement by 17.00 on Tuesday 30 April 2019. 
  2. Teachers can also nominate themselves by sending at least one lesson plan for a personal finance lesson and a supporting statement to editor@moneywise.co.uk before 17.00 on Tuesday 30 April 2019, along with their name, the name and address of the school and their email address and telephone number.  The first 250 teachers who submit an entry for themselves will each receive a £50 Amazon voucher.
  3. Only one entry may be submitted by any person.


The prizes:

  1. The following prizes will be awarded to schools:

    Personal Finance Teacher of the Year (primary school) - £3,250, with two runner-up prizes of £1,500

    Personal Finance Teacher of the Year (secondary school) - £3,250, with two runner-up prizes of £1,500

    All prize money will be awarded to the school.
  2. Moneywise Publishing Limited reserves the right to alter, withdraw or amend this competition at any time.


Winner selection and notification:

  1. The winners will be selected by a panel of judges selected by Moneywise Publishing Limited during May 2019. Judging will be on the basis of the lesson plans and supporting statements supplied in connection with nominations.
  2. The winners will be notified by mail or telephone as soon as reasonably practicable after the judges have made their decisions. The notification will include details of how the prize can be claimed. In the event that a winner does not accept their prize, Moneywise Publishing Limited reserves the right to select an alternative winner.
  3. The prizes will be presented at an awards ceremony in London on 13 June 2019.


Personal Details:

  1. The winners consent to the use by Moneywise Publishing Limited of the winner's name, and school name and town/City, for the sole purposes of announcing the winners. By claiming the prizes, all winners consent to the same.
  2. Winners consent to their photos, names and the name of their school being used in Moneywise Magazine. By claiming the prizes, all winners consent to the same.
  3. Winners consent to their photos, names and the name of their school being used by other media unconnected with Moneywise. By claiming the prizes, all winners consent to the same.
  4. By allowing their nominations to be considered by the judges, all participants agree to be bound by these terms and confirm that the decision of Moneywise Publishing Limited is binding. 
  5. The competition will be governed by English law and entrants to the competition submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

Promoter:

  1. The competition is run by Moneywise Publishing Limited, 201 Deansgate, Manchester M3 3NW.

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