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Thursday, 16 June 2022

The College are proud to share that Chris Tucker, lecturer in Creative Industries, has been awarded with a certificate of excellence at the Pearson National Teaching Awards. This recognises Chris’ contributions to The College as an excellent teacher and the impact this has on our students. 

Bournemouth Poole College lecturer awarded with certificate of excellence at Pearson National Teaching Awards image

In a letter to Chris from Pearson National Teaching Awards President and Children’s Author, Michael Morpurgo wrote: “I am writing to you to congratulate you and to thank you... You open doors, shine a light. You spend your working life passing on to children all that you know and love. Your dedication to them, to colleagues and to the school you work in has been extraordinary.”

Principal of Bournemouth & Poole College, Phil Sayles, echoed this: “Chris’ work at The College has been paramount in the education of so many young people. His dedication to teaching is undeniable and it’s fantastic to see this being recognised on a national level. Congratulations Chris – you have done yourself and our college proud.”

Chris teaches on our Performing Arts courses. With access to fantastic teaching and all the equipment a budding performer could need, including our fantastic Jellicoe Theatre, our Performing Arts courses provide an excellent stepping stone to succeed in the industry. Find out more about the courses available on our Performing Arts page.