And the winners are…

The waiting is over...the winners of UniServity’s Online Learning Awards are announced!
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Sept. 23, 2011 - PRLog -- Following an overwhelming flood of entries, UniServity ( is delighted to announce the winners of this year’s coveted Online Learning Awards. Created to seek out and reward shining examples of best practice in the use of technology to transform teaching and learning, the awards were open to over 3,000 UniServity schools, with winners up and down the country and even abroad!

Building on UniServity’s twelve years of experience in the education sector, the Online Learning Awards recognise the proactive ways in which schools have utilised their online learning solutions to extend learning opportunities for their pupils. For the first time this year, schools were asked to submit a video entry showcasing the ways in which they use UniServity’s online learning solutions to create a sustainable impact upon learning.

Competition was especially tough this year, but scooping the main Online Learning Award and the prestigious ‘Innovation Prize’ – substantial funding from UniServity to support innovation and creativity in online learning – was Hallow Primary School in Worcestershire. The school will also receive an engraved trophy and framed certificate in recognition of their outstanding achievement!

There were some extremely imaginative entries, with the County High School in Cheshire being presented with the prestigious ‘Best Entry’ Award, closely followed by runners up Sandbach School in Cheshire and Sacred Heart R.C. Primary School, Bolton. County High School will be presented with funding to support innovation and creativity in online learning with both of the runners up receiving supply cover to support innovation and creativity in online learning. All will also receive an engraved trophy and framed certificate as a reminder of their outstanding achievements!

Five schools were shortlisted for their highly commended entries and were awarded with framed certificates to recognise this. The schools, as far afield as Hong Kong, were:

•   Simon de Montfort Middle School, Worcestershire
•   Kiangsu Chekiang College International Section, Hong Kong
•   Greenvale Infant & Nursery School, Medway
•   Petersfield Infant School, Hampshire
•   Hertford Infant & Nursery School & Hertford Junior School, Brighton & Hove

Five further schools were also recognised for their brilliant efforts and achievement, with commended entries and framed certificates awarded to:

•   Wortham Primary, Suffolk
•   Oaklands Federation, Medway
•   Smallwood CE Primary School, Cheshire
•   BFS Naples, Service Children’s Education
•   Kearsley West Primary School & Nursery, Bolton.

Rachel Whittington, Account Manager at UniServity, comments: “Online learning creates opportunities for students to learn anytime, anywhere and we are delighted to recognise the outstanding efforts of the UniServity schools as part of the awards. Judging was especially tough this year which goes to show the amazing impact that online learning is having in schools and homes across the UK, and further afield. We are extremely excited to support these achievements and to have the chance to facilitate the schools extending their online learning opportunities even further.”

To see some of the best video entries, visit:
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