Australian Education Awards 2020

15 June 2020

The Australian Education Awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of the country’s top performing Government, Independent and Catholic schools, principals, department heads and teachers. The awards define excellence in the K-12 education sector across Australia.

VIT would like to congratulate the 2020 finalists and wish them good luck in their respective categories.

Teacher of the Year - Primary School
  • Demi Lu, Toorak College
  • Michelle Richardson, The Knox School
Teacher of the Year - Secondary School
  • Kate Brown, Toorak College
Primary School Teacher of the Year - Government
  • Laurimar Primary School, Dooreen VIC
Primary School Teacher of the Year - Non-government
  • Ballarat Clarendon College Junior School, Ballarat VIC
  • Brighton Grammar School - Junior School, Brighton VIC
  • Haileybury, VIC
Primary School Principal of the Year - Government
  • Donna Wright, Bandiana Primary School
  • Jason McBean, Laurimar Primary School
Primary School Principal of the Year - Non-government
  • Grenville Green, Haileybury
  • Mrs Kerrie Nelson, Giant Steps Australia
School Principal of the Year - Non-government
  • Karen Jebb, Genazzano FCJ College
  • Kristy Kendall, Toorak College
  • Mrs Kerrie Nelson, Giant Steps Australia
Regional school of the Year
  • Good Shepherd College, Hamilton VIC
Secondary School of the Year - Non-government
  • Ballarat Clarendon College
  • Haileybury
  • Toorak College

The winners in each category will be announced at the Australian Education Awards official gala event and awards ceremony on Thursday 29th October 2020. Winners will also be published in The Educator magazine and online. 

Click here for the full list of finalists.