2023 BETT AWARDS CATEGORIES

The deadline for submissions is 21 October 2022 – please complete an intention to enter form to let us know your entries are coming.

Click on a category title below to be taken to the entry form with full details of the qualifying criteria and entry requirements.

The cost per entry is £245 (+VAT) for BESA members, and £275 (+VAT) for non members


Collaboration with a school | Enter >>>

Open to all EdTech companies who have worked with a school or educational institution at any age range or sector in an innovative way to have a transformative impact upon either educational standards, or the operational running of the institution.


Innovator of the Year | Enter >>> 

This category aims to reward individuals, teams, or companies which can demonstrate outstanding innovation over the past year. This is a deliberately broad category seeking entrants with game changing ideas which show positive results and strong potential for further implementation.


Transformational Impact | Enter >>>

The award recognises the individuals, teams and products that have delivered significant change that is truly transformational.


Company of the Year (less than £3m) | Enter >>>

Open to organisations whose turnover is less than £3 million that provide educational establishments with high-quality, safe EdTech products or services appropriate to their everyday teaching and learning needs.


Company of the Year (more than £3m) | Enter >>>

Open to organisations whose turnover is more than £3 million that provide educational establishments with high-quality, safe EdTech products or services appropriate to their everyday teaching and learning needs.


Educational Resource for Parents or Home Learning | Enter >>>

Digital learning resources and content including online and offline education products designed to support parents (including school to parent communication tools, home learning tools to help support parents aid their child’s out-of-school learning).


Early Years – Digital Product or Service | Enter >>>

To reward exemplary software, content, services and support for early years.


Class Aid or Educator Support | Enter >>>

To reward innovation in and commitment to supporting the class teacher.


Primary – Digital Learning Product – Language & Literacy | Enter >>>

To reward exemplary language and literacy software and content for the primary sector.


Primary – Digital Learning Product – Numeracy & Maths | Enter >>>

To reward exemplary numeracy and maths software and content for the primary sector.


Primary – Free Digital Content, App or Open Educational Resource | Enter >>>

To reward exemplary free digital and online resources for teachers working in the early years and primary sector.


Primary – Digital Learning Product – Broad Curriculum (other) | Enter >>>

To reward exemplary software and content for the primary sector.


Secondary – Digital Learning Product | Enter >>>

To reward exemplary software and content for the secondary and further education sectors.


Secondary – Free Digital Content, App or Open Educational Resource | Enter >>>

To reward exemplary free digital and online resources for teachers working in the secondary or further education sectors.


Assessment, Planning & Progress Monitoring | Enter >>>

To reward innovation in and commitment to the development of assessment tools for the primary, secondary, higher and further education and skills sectors.


Technical or IT Support Service | Enter >>>

This Award celebrates UK-based companies and educational organisations that provide effective services, support and professional development to ensure that ICT really makes an impact in the classroom.


International Digital Educational Resource | Enter >>>

To reward exemplary digital and online education resources that are successful internationally.


Hardware, AV, VR/AR, Robotics or Digital Device | Enter >>>

Digital Devices: all paid-for digital hardware which meets the needs of learners and educators including (but not exclusively) computing devices, portable devices (e.g. cameras, data loggers), audio visual equipment, VR equipment, robotics, communications devices, other peripherals, input/output devices and electronic toys.


Leadership & Management Solutions | Enter >>>

To reward exemplary software, hardware, content and tools for institutional leaders and managers working in the early years, primary, secondary, higher or further education and skills sectors.


Wellbeing, Digital Wellness & Safeguarding Resources | Enter >>>

To reward innovation in and commitment to the development of resources to support wellbeing, digital wellness and safeguarding in the primary, secondary, higher and further education sectors.


SEND Resources, Products & Services | Enter >>>

To reward products and services that make a distinct contribution to supporting learners with special educational needs.


Higher Education – Digital Learning Product | Enter >>>

To reward exemplary software and content for the higher education sector.


The Education Show (non-EdTech) Award for School Resources & Equipment for Teaching & Learning | Enter >>>

To reward innovation in and commitment to the development of learning and teaching for the primary, secondary and further education sectors.

Please note this category is not for EdTech products. If you have an EdTech product please enter one of the other categories instead.