A total of 86 people have been recognised for their outstanding contributions to education, children’s services and improving social mobility in the New Year’s Honours List 2019.

The New Year’s Honours List 2019 recognises the contributions of those who work in the education and children’s services sectors including Heads, governors, teachers, early years workers, social workers, foster carers and those who work in adoption.

Jonathan Slater, Department for Education Permanent Secretary, said:

“I would like to congratulate everyone who has received an award in the New Year’s Honours List 2019, and particularly those who have been recognised for their achievements in education, children’s service, or increasing social mobility.

“This is a tribute to the outstanding contributions that have been made towards providing excellent care and education to children and young people, especially to the most vulnerable in society.”

If you know someone working to improve education, children’s services, or social mobility who deserves an honour, please contact the Honours Team at Honours.team@education.gov.uk.

Last reviewed 7 January 2019