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Nominate a teacher or school in the Australian Education Awards 2023

Celebrating excellence in the K-12 education.

The Australian Education Awards showcase the top-performing schools, principals, department heads and teachers for their outstanding achievements and transformative work that makes a profound difference to the lives of young people across Australia.

A nationwide call for nominations is open to any individual or school operating in the Australian K-12 education industry, nominations can be made either on their own behalf or for another individual or school. 

Nominations

Nominations should focus on achievements and results from the previous 12 months. All information contained in the entries that is marked confidential will be treated as such and not be released without permission of the entrant.

All nominations must be submitted via the official Australian Education Awards online portal and must be submitted on or before 17 March 2023. 

Award categories

Individual awards

  • Department Head of the Year
  • Education Rising Star of the Year
  • Primary School Principal of the Year - Government
  • Primary School Principal of the Year - Non-government
  • Primary School Teacher of the Year - Government
  • Primary School Teacher of the Year - Non - government
  • A Team Tuition School Principal of the Year - Government
  • Prime Super School Principal of the Year - Non-Government
  • Secondary School Teacher of the Year - Government
  • Secondary School Teacher of the Year - Non-government

Curriculum Awards

  • Best Co-Curricular Program
  • Grok Academy Best Stem Program 
  • Soprano Design Best Use of Technology
  • Grok Academy Innovation in Curriculum Design
  • Innovation in Learning Environment Design

School Awards

  • Best First Nations Education Program
  • Best Professional Learning Program
  • Best Remote Learning Program
  • Best School Strategic Plan
  • Best Student Wellbeing Program
  • Boarding School of the Year
  • Primary School of the Year - Government
  • Primary School of the Year - Non-government
  • Prime Super Regional School of the Year
  • Secondary School of the Year - Government
  • A Team Tuition Secondary School of the Year - Non-government
  • Special Education School of the Year

National Awards

  • Education Perfect Australian School of the Year
  • Education Perfect Australian School Principal of the Year

Excellence Awardees will be announced on The Educator on Monday 15 May 2023. Winners will be announced on Friday 11 August at the Australian Education Awards 2023 black-tie gala dinner at the Fullerton Hotel Sydney.

For any enquiries, please contact us at awards@keymedia.com.au.

Read more about the categories and criteria.

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