WA Education Awards

WA Education Awards

The WA Education Awards celebrate the achievements of public schools in Western Australia, delivering positive outcomes for all students.

This year 6 award categories recognise schools that demonstrate excellence in leadership, teaching and learning (both primary and secondary), cultural responsiveness, disability and inclusion, and wellbeing.

All Western Australian public schools are eligible to be nominated, including early childhood, education support and special educational needs.

Public school staff (including principals), school council and board chairs and P&C presidents can nominate their own school for an award.

Department of Education system leaders can also submit nominations for schools. This includes collegiate principals, directors of education, public school review directors and central services directors.

The principal must endorse the nomination before it is submitted.

  • Excellence in school leadership
  • Excellence in teaching and learning (primary)
  • Excellence in teaching and learning (secondary)
  • Excellence in cultural responsiveness
  • Excellence in disability and inclusion
  • Excellence in wellbeing and learning

For more information refer to award categories.

Nominations open – June

Nominations close – Friday 16 August 

Judging – September

Announcement of finalists – October

Presentation event – Monday 11 November

For more information or to organise your nomination, access the nomination guide.

Use the written statement template.

To submit your written statement, use the online WA Education Awards 2024 nomination form.

If you want assistance writing or reviewing your nomination, a free independent writing consultant is available to all nominators.

Find out more about the nomination writing assistance by emailing waeducationawards@education.wa.edu.au.

Requests for support will close at 5 pm, Monday 6 August 2024. To let us help as many as possible, nominations can only be reviewed once.