Each year since 2008 an annual award has been made to recognise the contribution of an individual, who is external to the Union, who has been involved in campaigning on a national or local educational issue.

Award winner 2022

Fred and Anne Jarvis Award

Congratulations to Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon MBE CEO of Stemettes for being awarded the NEU2022 Fred & Anne Jarvis Award for her tireless campaigning for quality education to end gender & racial stereotypes in STEM.

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Previous award winners

  • Marcus Rashford, MBE, for his work in fighting food poverty
  • Parent campaigner Julie Rayson, for her contribution to the campaign to challenge Bright Tribe Trust’s management of the Whitehaven Academy;
  • Madeleine Holt, co-founder of Rescue Our Schools, a parent-led campaign group for properly funded and locally accountable state education;
  • Journalist Warwick Mansell for his invaluable contribution to the education debate; education campaigner Jonny Crawshaw for his tireless campaigning for the rights of children to a decent education in York;
  • Children’s author Alan Gibbons, for speaking up for teachers, children and education;
  • Ged Grebby, founder of Show Racism the Red Card; Michael Lees OBE for his campaigning to remove asbestos from schools;
  • Malala Yousafzai, activist for girls and women’s education;
  • Margaret Tulloch for supporting comprehensive education;
  • Fiona Millar, journalist and education campaigner;
  • The former Children’s Laureate Michael Rosen;
  • Professor Robin Alexander; and
  • Melissa Benn, state comprehensive education campaigner.