The Isle of Man Maritime Award for

Education and Learning Initiative of the Year

Our Government’s vision – embraced by the Island Plan strategy – is for lifelong learning and development opportunities for all, where everyone in the Isle of Man can access education and training to reach their full potential at any time of life. 

This category will recognise excellence in the provision of learning, education, personal or professional development, presented by community, youth or sector-specific groups or networks. 

Finalist entries will showcase the impact and success that the learning or developmental initiative has had on the island’s aspiring entrepreneurs, students or wider community. This category can also be entered by private businesses and corporates offering training and development programmes of excellence to their teams and employees. 

This award is aimed at organisations that excel in providing programmes of excellence to the community or industry. Entries should showcase how programmes or learning have: 

  • Provided rich learning, educational and development training or mentorship
  • Supported people and/or teams  in realising their full potential
  • Provided an insightful platform for education and information sharing
  • Leveraged technology to deliver the initiative
  • Thrived off collaboration with other community members and networks 
  • Embraced specific groups, sectors or areas of the island’s community 
  • Inspired education and learning in an inclusive way