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Pearson Teaching Awards.

Pearson Teaching Awards.

A drama lecturer covering maternity leave has won a top teaching award.

In eight months, Jonathan Wharton has "completely transformed the dynamics" within Sunderland College's drama department, judges have said.

He has been named Further Education Lecturer of the Year at the 20th Pearson Teaching Awards.

Twelve other "inspirational" teachers and schools from across England and Northern Ireland were also given gold awards.

Mr Wharton was praised by judges for being "highly creative in findings ways to inspire and engage" students.


He was also commended for free drama sessions he provides at Thornhill Academy in Sunderland.

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