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Make a nomination for the Victorian Education Excellence Awards 2022

The Victorian Education Excellence Awards (VEEA) recognise the inspirational teachers, principals, business managers and education support staff who improve schools and support children and young people to develop the skills and learning outcomes they need to succeed in life.

Celebrate your own success, or the success of your colleagues, and nominate for an award in 2022If you’re a principal, share your school improvement story and, if you work in education support, share how you connect students to their school and community.

Winners of each category will be awarded professional development grants up to $25,000 to continue in their endeavour for education excellence.

Nominations are open now for staff in government schools and close on 20 May 2022.

Read the VEEA Terms and Conditions. For enquiries, email: excellence.awards@education.vic.gov.au.

Individual awards

Outstanding Primary Principal

In recognition of exceptional principals who have demonstrated leadership excellence in a Victorian government primary school. These principals have made a significant contribution to improving staff and student achievement, engagement, and wellbeing; raised the quality of teaching; and improved the overall performance of their school.

Colin Simpson Outstanding Secondary Principal

In recognition of exceptional principals who have demonstrated leadership excellence in a Victorian government secondary school. These principals have made a significant contribution to improving staff and student achievement, engagement, and wellbeing; raised the quality of teaching; and improved the overall performance of their school.

Outstanding Primary Teacher

In recognition of effective and innovative teachers who have demonstrated excellence in teaching practice at a Victorian government primary school and have made a significant contribution to improving student achievement, engagement, and wellbeing.

Outstanding Secondary Teacher

In recognition of effective and innovative teachers who have demonstrated excellence in teaching practice at a Victorian government secondary school and have made a significant contribution to improving student achievement, engagement, and wellbeing.

Outstanding Early Career Primary Teacher

In recognition of effective and innovative teachers in the first five years of their teaching career who have demonstrated excellence in teaching practice at a Victorian government primary school and have made a significant contribution to improving student achievement, engagement, and wellbeing.

Outstanding Early Career Secondary Teacher

In recognition of effective and innovative teachers in the first five years of their teaching career who have demonstrated excellence in teaching practice at a Victorian government secondary school and have made a significant contribution to improving student achievement, engagement, and wellbeing.

Outstanding Physical Education and Activity Teacher

In recognition of an exceptional teacher in a Victorian government school who has demonstrated leadership and excellence in teaching physical education that has led to significant improvements in student achievement, engagement, and wellbeing.

Outstanding Business Manager

In recognition of exceptional business managers within a Victorian government school who have demonstrated excellence in school finance and business management, while making a significant contribution to the performance of their school.

Team awards

Outstanding School Improvement

  • Focus on outcomes
  • Quality practice
  • Excellence
  • Evidence-based improvement
  • Engaging with the community and the system

Outstanding Education Support Team

  • Focus on outcomes
  • Quality practice
  • Implementing improvement, innovation, and change
  • Developing self and others
  • Engaging with the community and the system

Outstanding Inclusive Education

  • Focus on students
  • Quality teaching and learning
  • Implementing improvement, innovation, and change
  • Engaging with the community and the system

Outstanding Koorie Education

  • Focus on students
  • Quality teaching and learning
  • Collaborate with community and the system

Outstanding Provision for High-Ability Students – Primary and Secondary

  • Focus on students
  • Quality teaching and learning
  • Implementing improvement, innovation, and change
  • Engaging with the community and the system
  • Demonstrates inclusion of robust teaching and learning across the curriculum

Dr Lawrie Shears Outstanding Global Teaching and Learning

  • Focus on students
  • Quality teaching and learning
  • Implementing improvement, innovation, and change
  • Partnerships