A physics teacher from Shetland has been praised for her “inspirational” teaching through the awarding of a prestigious award from the Institute of Physics (IOP).
Nancy Hunter, who teaches at Anderson High School in Lerwick, is to receive the 2019 Teaching of Physics Award to celebrate her “outstanding classroom practice”.
The physics teacher, who began teaching at the secondary school in 2003 having previously taught at Scalloway Junior High School, will receive a prize sum of £1,000 alongside her award at the IOP annual awards in London on Tuesday November 19.
Valerie Nicolson, Head Teacher at Anderson High School, said: “I’m proud to see Nancy recognised with this IOP award. She is an inspirational teacher in our school and has made a significant contribution to the teaching of physics locally and nationally.
“She’s highly regarded by staff, pupils and parents alike, and is renowned for putting students at the heart of her teaching.”