WA Education Awards 2022

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WA Education Awards

Nominations for the WA Education Awards 2022 open Monday 18 July 2022.

 The WA Education Awards celebrate the teaching and learning excellence that delivers positive outcomes for students every day.

This year, 3 award categories will honour outstanding schools and teams that demonstrate collective leadership, innovation and community spirit – helping students to grow and achieve their best.

Nominate for the opportunity to recognise whole-school efforts, support your entire school community, and win $10,000 for your school’s projects and programs.

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Award categories

Excellence in School Leadership Award

This award celebrates schools and teams taking an inclusive approach to leadership where shared responsibility and a focus on collective impact rather than individual achievement is encouraged. This award recognises schools that create and sustain the conditions for all students to achieve and progress. It acknowledges that collective leadership can happen at all levels.

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Excellence in Teaching and Learning Award (Primary)

This award acknowledges primary schools that demonstrate excellence in teaching and learning. It recognises schools that create an environment in which students are positively impacted through excellent learning and teaching. Schools being nominated for this award should demonstrate collaboration, inclusion and show innovative ways to enhance student achievement and progress.

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Excellence in Teaching and Learning Award (Secondary)

This award acknowledges secondary schools that demonstrate excellence in teaching and learning. It recognises schools that foster an environment in which all students are positively impacted through excellent learning and teaching. Schools being nominated for this award should demonstrate collaboration, inclusion and show innovative ways to enhance student achievement and progress.

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Selection of finalists

When nominations close, a shortlisting panel of senior Department of Education staff will assess each nomination and select three finalists for each category.

All finalists will be subject to further endorsement by Corporate Executive and Standards and Integrity.

Finalists will be announced in mid-September.

Selection of winners

After finalists are announced, 3 separate judging panels will convene, consisting of high-profile Western Australians from a variety of professions with knowledge and links to education.

Finalists will be asked to present to the judging panel and participate in an interview via video conference in October. The judges will consider each finalist’s nomination, presentation and interview to select a winner.

This year, no on-site visits will be required.

Prizes

Winning schools will receive $10,000 to go towards a project or program at the school which will benefit the whole school community.

Presentation event

The winners will be announced at a presentation event in mid-November. Representatives from all 9 finalist schools will be invited to attend.

Ambassador role

Winning and finalist schools and their staff are recognised as ambassadors for the WA education sector and are at times called upon to participate in forums and speak at events.

Activities following the awards may include but are not limited to:

  • photo and video shoots promoting your achievements
  • media opportunities (speaking with local media outlets)
  • presenting at education forums and events
  • judging for your award category in future years.
Key dates for the WA Education Awards 2022.
Event Date
Nominations open Monday 18 July 2022
Deadline for accessing nomination writing support Monday 1 August 2022
Nominations close Monday 15 August 2022
Finalists announced Tuesday 20 September 2022
Winners announced at presentation event mid-November 2022

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