Wednesday, 18 November 2009
Awards - and so many people working to do the right thing!!
I rarely attend awards dinners, but last week I was invited to attend the 'Excellence in BSF' Awards, organised by Partnership for Schools. I was hosted as a guest of one of the many companies present. (Thank you very much to those other companies who also invited me). It really was a totally fab evening at the Grosvenor House Hotel and I am glad I went, but I was blown away by how many people attended - over one thousand attendees in fact.
I sat contemplating for some time just how many people were working trying to really do the right thing for our young people and make things so much better. Not just those present but all those behind the scenes who never get to events like this.
The sheer scale really did make me think...... everyone is really trying to do the right thing as we move to 21st century education!
(Special mention goes to the speaker and Awards MC; Dara O'Briain. Not only was he hilarious - he also got through the awards in record time - very slick, very efficient, very funny!)