Barking & Dagenham teacher in running for award

 25 October 2016

Barking & Dagenham college teacher Adnan Mahmood, is in the running to be named one of ‘Britain’s Classroom Heroes 2016’.

On Sunday 23rd October, Adnan will attend a glittering awards ceremony at The Guildhall, London where he will find out if he has won a prestigious UK Pearson Teaching Award.

Also known as a Gold Plato Award, Adnan was nominated for the accolade by pupils, parents and colleagues in the Barking and Dagenham college community.

The ceremony, hosted by star of ‘Outnumbered’ and ‘Mock the Week’ Hugh Dennis, and broadcast on BBC2 on 30th October, is an annual event that celebrates the very best of the UK’s teaching profession. It will see 10 Gold Plato awards handed out across categories such as Excellence in Special Needs Education and Lifetime Achievement.

Find out more about Adnan and why he was nominated.

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