Our sponsors

Our sponsors

These awards would not be possible without the support and generous contributions of our sponsors.

Platinum partner

BHP is a leading global resources company. Our purpose is to create long-term shareholder value through the discovery, acquisition, development and marketing of natural resources.

We are committed to the health and safety of our people, the environment and the communities in which we operate. Our ability to grow our organisation safely and in a socially and environmentally responsible way is essential.

The long-term nature of our operations allows us to establish long lasting relationships with our host communities, and make a positive contribution to the lives of people who live near our operations and to society more broadly.

BHP’s commitment to education is derived from the knowledge that access to education unlocks individual potential and benefits not only the individual, but also communities, regions and the state.

We have proudly supported the Western Australian Education Awards for the past eight years and applaud the outstanding contributions of passionate teachers, leaders and support staff who are constantly seeking innovative and exciting ways to ensure every child achieves their very best.


Gold partner

For over fifty years Teachers Mutual Bank has provided key financial services to Australian educators. Now, Teachers Mutual Bank Limited is one of Australia’s largest mutual banks, comprising three brands:  the original Teachers Mutual Bank, UniBank, and Firefighters Mutual Bank.  With over 186,000 members and more than $6 billion in assets, Teachers Mutual Bank Ltd is one of Australia’s largest mutual banks. Teachers Mutual Bank continues to be passionate about assisting members secure their financial futures through superior member support and banking products.

Teachers Mutual Bank Ltd is a market leader in member advocacy in the Australian banking sector, and is also committed to strong standards of corporate responsibility through community investment and ethical business as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies*.

*‘World’s Most Ethical Companies’ Award, from Ethisphere Institute. (Awarded, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014)


Gold sponsors

Edith Cowan University has been at the forefront of teacher education for over 100 years and has a strong reputation for the quality of its graduates.

Our experienced academic team are world leaders in tertiary teaching in the area of teacher education and strive to find better ways to prepare quality teachers through innovative teaching and learning, research, and community based partnerships with schools.

ECU has been named in the Top 200 for Education in the QS World University Rankings for 2020.  The rankings highlight the world’s top universities across 48 individual subjects, based on academic reputation, employer reputation and research impact. 

ECU has also been ranked Australia’s top public university for student teaching quality for five years in a row in the QILT (Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching) survey released in 2020.

We are extremely proud of these achievements and are delighted to sponsor the WA Beginning Teacher of the Year award category, as we firmly believe in recognising, supporting and nurturing new talent in the classroom.

Bronze sponsors

Fotoworks is WA owned and operated. We have been servicing WA schools for over 35 years. Our core philosophy of ‘We Care’ is reflected in everything we do. Fotoworks strives for excellence every step of the way. We take care of schools by providing the complete package of photography, marketing, design and print management.

We value each of our customers and delight in serving and assisting with each and every individual need. We are a team of professionals that care about providing outstanding customer service and a quality product, every time.

The Fotoworks Difference – We Care

With over 40 years’ experience Beilby is your expert in executive and targeted search, professional and technical recruitment, public sector recruitment and scribing, and recruitment process management.

We offer a front-line team of experienced directors, general managers, principal and senior consultants who possess specialist knowledge across a variety of sectors. We are so confident in our service we offer a six-month unconditional replacement guarantee and two-year inclusive performance guarantee for retained assignments.

Beilby’s Government practice has extensive experience providing services to government agencies and government corporations. We are regular suppliers to the Western Australian and Northern Territory Governments for recruitment and human resource consulting services. Our range of services to government agencies include, but are not limited to; Recruitment Process Management, HR Investigations, Independent Panel Members, Leadership Development, Job Classification, Psychometric Assessments, Career Transition and Remuneration Benchmarking. For more information on Beilby click our logo.

We are very proud to be supporting the Western Australian Education Awards promoting the outstanding achievements of our teachers, leaders and support staff.