The Colin Corder Award is a special award presented to a person who has made a significant and lasting contribution to the learning profession over a number of years. The award is presented in memory of Colin Corder, who was one of the original pioneers of the value of interactive and learner-centred learning. His books and articles on using interactivity in all training interventions were a best seller in their heyday in the 1970s.

How to nominate

The Institute welcomes nominations for this award, which is awarded by the Institute’s Council. If you wish to nominate a person for this award, please send a paper outlining a full background of the nominee, their major achievements and how their contributions enhanced the learning profession, and your personal statement as to why they should win this prestigious award.

We recommend that you include endorsements from other eminent people in the learning profession

Please send your formal submission via email to