The Children and Young People’s Services Awards 2017

The CPD Team are delighted to announce the launch of the 2017 Children and Young People’s Services Awards.

This high profile, annual awards programme is one of the ways in which the Council recognises and celebrates the outstanding accomplishments of its services for children and young people.

This all-inclusive awards programme is designed to help us identify and reward the achievements of all of our children and young people’s services, including community learning, schools, sports and social care and wellbeing. Colleagues working in any of these services are eligible for nomination. Entries can be for the achievements of individuals, groups or whole teams or establishments.

Aberdeen’s children and young people themselves can also be nominated to receive awards in recognition of their own successes. All short listed nominees will be invited to a glittering awards ceremony on Wednesday 27th September 2017 from 18:00 – 21:00 at the Beach Ballroom, where the winners will be announced and presented with certificates and trophies.

There are over 15 different award categories to choose from; covering a wider variety of achievements, and nominations can be submitted by anyone – members of Council staff, the children and young people they work with, or members of the public. If you are aware of good work going on with children and young people in any part of the Council, then this is your opportunity to have this recognised by submitting a nomination. The award categories and judging criteria are attached for your reference.

As well as submitting entries for others, individuals, teams and establishments are positively encouraged to nominate themselves for an award, in order to share widely their own good practice and achievements.

Please note that the Unsung Hero Award will go to a public vote. We will take nominations as usual but we will make a short list from the nominations received and then put these out for the public to vote for the overall winner.

Nominations can be submitted using the following link:

The deadline for submission of nominations this year is Friday 30th June 2017.

Source: CLPL

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