SERC lecturer scoops award

A South Eastern Regional College (SERC) lecturer has been named a Silver Award winner in the prestigious Pearson National Teaching Awards and is now in the running for Gold.

South Eastern Regional College lecturer, Stefanie Campbell, has won a Silver Award in the prestigious Pearson National Teaching Awards

Stefanie Campbell, Deputy Head of the Learning Academy at SERC, is one of only 76 Silver Award winners across the UK, selected from thousands of nominations. She is honoured in the Digital Innovator of the Year category for her outstanding commitment to changing the lives of the learners and staff on all SERC campuses.

Stefanie, from Saintfield, is now in the running for one of 14 Gold Awards, which will be presented later in the year in a ceremony to be broadcast on BBC.

SERC Principal and CEO Ken Webb said: “This award is very well deserved and is a fantastic reflection of the work Stefanie has done both in inspiring and supporting colleagues and, previously in the classroom, working with mature students and promoting the use of digital technology for adults returning to education.

Pictured (L - R), from SERC are Ken Webb, Principal and Chief Executive, Dr Michael Malone, Director of Curriculum, Stefanie Campbell, Deputy Head Learning Academy, Paula Philpott, Head of Learning Academy, and Paul Smyth, Chief HR Officer

“She has been a catalyst for positive change at SERC and embodies the College spirit of enquiry, innovation and collaboration. Stefanie’s work helped lay a strong foundation for digital learning which was invaluable in the College’s smooth transition to online operations during lockdown this year. Congratulations, Stefanie!”