Warwick Senior High School is leading the pack with four staff named today as finalists in the WA Education Awards 2018.
The northern suburbs school has two teachers, an Aboriginal and Islander education officer and a science laboratory technician in the running for the State’s most prestigious awards for educators.
Nearly 1,000 kilometres away, Wiluna Remote Community School has been recognised for its innovative approach to science combining traditional Aboriginal knowledge with mainstream curriculum, scoring a finalist berth in the Premier’s Excellence in Aboriginal Education Award; and Mac Jensen, education and training liaison officer is in the running for WA School Services Staff Member of the Year.
Geraldton schools have also had a strong showing, with Allendale Primary School up for WA Primary School of the Year and its teacher Stephanie Briggs-Killick a finalist for WA Premier’s Primary Teacher of the Year. Nearby at Bluff Point Primary School, Barbara Dalgety is a finalist for WA Aboriginal and Islander Education Officer of the Year.
Forty-three finalists have been announced across 11 awards categories, with winners to be revealed in a presentation ceremony on November 26. Winners and finalists will share in total prize money of $335,000, with a portion of this to be spent on professional development.