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Award categories

The WA Education Awards recognise inspiring teachers, outstanding principals, excellent support staff and successful schools.

Nominations for the WA Education Awards 2019 opened Monday 1 April and will close Friday 31 May. Finalists will be announced Tuesday 23 July.

Anyone employed by the Department of Education can submit a nomination, as well as chairs of school boards/councils and presidents of parents and citizens’ associations. Parents and students are not eligible to submit a nomination. Staff cannot submit a self-nomination.

Choose a category to find out more and get started:

Individual staff who are the subject of nominations and schools that apply have the opportunity to:

  • reflect on their achievements
  • be measured against best practice criteria
  • attend the WA Education Awards presentation breakfast.

All finalists and winners:

  • hold the honour of being recognised by colleagues and communities
  • help promote the achievements and successes of their students and school communities
  • represent the very best in public education in Western Australia
  • undertake professional learning in areas of their choice
  • establish relationships with education, community and business leaders.

We encourage you to acknowledge the hard work, commitment and passion by nominating an individual or your school for an award.