Inviting nominations for the German Teacher Award 2021

German Teacher Award 2021 - illustration of a lion, an eagle and a unicorn by Axel Scheffler

German Teacher Award, © Axel Scheffler


If you know a truly outstanding German language teacher at your primary or secondary school – make sure that their dedication and excellence get the recognition they deserve!

The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in London is pleased to invite nominations for the annual German Teacher Award, now in its 18th successful year. The winners will receive a personal prize and a certificate.

On this occasion the Goethe-Institut’s Peter Boaks Prize, which recognises outstanding young(er) teachers of the German language, and two special prizes donated by the Austrian Cultural Forum and the Embassy of Switzerland will also be awarded.

Please download the leaflet below for detailed information on the selection criteria and the nomination process for the Award. Please note that headteachers must nominate the German language teacher; unfortunately applications by German language teachers submitted by themselves and applications submitted by pupils cannot be accepted.

The Embassy is delighted to work on this great initiative with its partners:

Embassy of Switzerland

Goethe-Institut London

Austrian Cultural Forum

UK-German Connection

Department for Education

Welsh Government

Education Scotland

Association for Language Learning

German School London

Supported by:

German National Tourist Office

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