Welcome to the Natspec Awards!

The Natspec Awards recognise and celebrate excellent practice in the specialist further education sector. They also help to promote continuous improvement and raise standards in our sector. If you are doing something innovative to improve outcomes for young people with learning difficulties and/or disabilities, why not get involved?

The awards shortlist has now been published – congratulations to all the shortlisted colleges!


Find out what the awards are and why you should enter


There are six award categories to enter


Have a question about how the awards work? We might have answered it


Submissions are now closed.

Preparing your application

Wondering how to prepare an application that will catch the judges’ attention? We’ve put together a webinar full of top tips on how to apply!