The Pearson Teaching Awards

Celebrating transformational teaching

Gold Winners

Kathy Harwood

Hospital and Home Education Learning Centre

The Award for Teaching Assistant of the Year

NOTTINGHAM

Kathy is a Higher Level Teaching Assistant and gifted education professional who has worked at the QMC Hospital School since 1995. Through her outstanding professionalism and great personal charm she has become a much loved and respected member of both the school and the wider hospital community. She works with children facing a variety of health issues, some of whom are extremely ill. She greets each day with a positive approach, knowing exactly how to make each young person engage in school activities whilst bringing a smile to their faces; her great skills making a real difference greatly challenging circumstances.