Queen's Award for Enterprise for Sheffield lesson planner
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Twinkl received the award for resources called ‘Twinkl PlanIt’ which cover primary school subjects and provide lesson plans, class activities and home learning tasks.
Queen’s Awards are recognised as the most prestigious business accolade in the UK. Twinkl is one of only 66 companies to receive an award in the innovation category.
It is the second time the firm has won a Queen’s Award having won for International Trade in 2018.
Jonathan Seaton, chief executive and co-founder, said: “We have always tried to bring something different and exciting to everyone who uses Twinkl and we’re completely over the moon that our innovative approach has been recognised in this way.
“Being honoured with this award is an absolute testament to the incredible team we have at Twinkl, in the UK and across the world. We are so proud to have been founded in Sheffield and to now be taking our mission to help those who teach globally.
“But, none of this would have been possible without the incredible educators that use Twinkl and help us keep making resources and services that are innovative and really matter. I would like to thank them for their amazing ongoing support.”
The firm was founded in 2010, has offices in Sheffield and Australia and employs 600.
During the pandemic, Twinkl has made all of its resources free and created a free Home Learning Hub of daily activities and materials. Go to: https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resources/covid19-school-closures