Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year SEK Education Group has not been able to celebrate its traditional SEK Day, in which awards for Best Practices in Education are awarded to members of the teaching, administration and services staff at SEK schools. Instead, a brief online ceremony was held during the celebration of the 6th Felipe Segovia Symposium in which this year’s winners were announced.
The awards for best practices in education at SEK schools were:
- Award for the best Practices in Early Childhood Education
The winning project was entitled ‘Sharing Skills’, by Silvia Díaz Mayorca, Lucía Rodríguez De Saá, Marta Meis Casalderrey, María Luisa Cernadas Casal, José Benito González Sobrino, Esperanza Domínguez Munáiz, Montserrat Fernández-Valdés Pedrosa and Ana Isabel Iglesias Pérez, all teachers at SEK-Atlántico.
- Award for Best Practices in Primary Education
The winning project was entitled ‘Summer Box’, presented by Maricruz Lagar and Alberto Domínguez, from SEK-Ciudalcampo; Elvira Chiquero, from SEK-El Castillo; Ana Machado, from SEK-Santa Isabel; Mónica Prieto, from SEK-Dublin; Alfonso Fernández, from SEK-Catalunya; Ana Isabel Iglesias, from SEK-Atlántico; Inmaculada Pulido, from SEK-Alboran and Beatriz Carratalá, General Management of SEK International Schools.
- Award for Best Practices in Secondary Education
The winning project was entitled ‘La casa de metal’, by Astrid Monton, teacher at SEK-El Castillo.
- Award for Best Practices in Baccalaureate
The winning project was entitled ‘e-Learning óptimo en Maths DP’, presented by David Delgado from SEK-Catalunya.
- Award to Best Practices in Education:
The overall winning project was ‘Connecting with theatre’, presented by Laura Baker from SEK-Catalunya.
The Felipe Segovia Award to the best SEK Student was awarded this year to Alicia Ramírez, a student from SEK-El Castillo, who obtained the full scholarship with which each year the most outstanding student of their class is awarded.
This year’s Award to Social Commitment did not go to an individual winner, but was awarded, symbolically, to the SEK solidarity movement that emerged at all SEK schools during the months of the state of emergency. All the prize money went to the Asociación Hermanas de los Pobres.
This year’s Camilo José Cela University Awards were as follows:
- Entrepreneurship and Innovation Award for the ‘HELPACKET’ project by Rafael Villa.
- Technology and Digitization Award for the ‘ELEMA’ project by Olvido Andujar.
- Social Commitment Award to the EntamAR project by Rafael Conde.
- Award for Excellence in Admin and Services Management awarded to Eduardo Corral for the UCJC App.
- Award for Excellence in Research, awarded to Sonia Betancort for the Excellence in Research 2019/2020 project.
- Prize for Teaching Excellence to the CEP Talent Program 2020 project by Rafael Magro.
- I³ Award for the UCJC Virtual Exchanges project by Eva Cano.
- Prize for the best new education model teaching proposal, awarded to José Manuel Toledano Rico.