Full details of how to nominate someone for an honour, including advice about constructing a strong case can be found from the Directgov website.
Be sure to read the guidance notes carefully and complete the form as fully as possible. Attach at least two good letters of support, giving example of the nominees major achievements.
Highlight how the person has:
Some examples of nominees considered by this Department are included in this guide:
Nominations will be considered initially by the Department and possibly go on to be shortlisted for one of the two annual honours lists, although competition for honours is strong.
For more information on the decision-making process, please visit Directgov.
All nominations are considered in strictest confidence and the candidate should not be informed they have been nominated as it is not fair to raise expectations in the case an award is not made.
DfE Honours team
Department for Education
7th floor, Sanctuary Buildings
Great Smith Street
Telephone: 020 7925 6239