Pearson are excited to announce that the ELT Teacher Award will return this October.

Launching on October 5th, World Teacher Day, the competition aims to celebrate excellence in English Language Teaching.

Six lucky winners will have the chance to attend IATEFL (UK) or TESOL (USA).

Entries will be open from October 5th, 2017. Sign up now to be notified as soon as entries open.

How it works

5th October, 2017: Entries open
Entries open for our global teacher award, to celebrate World Teacher Day. Submit your entry or nominate a colleague.

January 2018: Entries close
This is the last date for you to submit your entry for the award.

January - February 2018: Professional judging
The award will be judged by a team of experts.

February 2018: Winners announced
Don't miss the announcement of the winners of our ELT Teacher award.

April 2018: IATEFL & TESOL
Our six winners will fly to either IATEFL or TESOL to be immersed in the world of English language teaching.

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First Prize

A winner from each region will win a paid trip to the 2018 IATEFL or TESOL conference to learn, share and talk with other ELT teachers.

First prize

People's Choice

After submissions close, anyone can vote for their favourite entry. The entrant with the highest number of votes will also receive a trip to IATEFL or TESOL.

Win a Pearson certificate

View last year's entries

The 2017 Pearson ELT Teacher Award was the first of its kind run by Pearson ELT.
Over 1,300 teachers entered the competition from all over the world, while over 34,000 people voted for their favourite entry.