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17th November 2016

Education Investor Awards 2016: ‘Best Recruitment Service’ Winner – Engage Education

Engage Education win the Education Investor Awards 2016: ‘Best Recruitment Service’

Having previously won the award in 2012, 2014 and 2015, Engage Education is once again crowned winners of the ‘Best Recruitment Service’ category.

Upon receiving the award, Managing Director of Engage Partners, James Ockelford, made the following statement:

“To win the Education Investor Award for ‘Best Recruitment Service’ three years in a row is a fantastic achievement for us. It highlights the efforts that all here at Engage have made, year on year, in striving to continually improve our service.”

The panel of judges chose Engage Education as the winner from a competitive field of entrants; making the following statements about their overall champion:

“Phenomenal growth internationally and in the UK, combined with a fantastic company ethos and approach”

“An outstanding firm that marries local knowledge with innovative online solutions, Engage Partners has grown into a multi-million-pound business with healthy profits in little over five years.”

Throughout 2016, Engage Education have aided a number of schools across the UK to hire sponsorship teachers, allowing them access to an exclusive pool of teachers outside of the EU. This coupled with Engage’s innovative iday event, has helped UK schools address shortages in key subject requirements.

Engage Education was established by recruitment experts Matt Ellis and Rob Harvey in 2008 and is led by Managing Directors James Ockelford, Ben Matthews, Emma Roberts and Edward Parkes. The company has established itself as one of the UK’s fastest-growing recruitment agencies.

Launched seven years ago, the Education Investor Awards recognises excellence in the UK’s education industry. 650 guests from 300 companies attended this year’s event, which was presented by BBC Newsnight’s Kirsty Wark. Awards were presented in 28 categories and judged by a panel of 21 industry experts.


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