Nominations open for Australian Education Awards 2023

Nominations open for Australian Education Awards 2023

After a successful face-to-face event in 2022, we are pleased to announce the Australian Education Awards are back and ready to raise a glass to the education sector's best and brightest.

The in-person black-tie gala event, being held 11 August 2023, will give schools, principals, department heads and teachers the chance to be showcased on a national stage, while celebrating with all the glitz and glamour that they deserve.

The Awards will be recognising educational excellence across 29 categories, which this year includes the new category of Best First Nations Education Program.

Partnering with The Educator for the Australian Education Awards 2023 will be Education Perfect, a curriculum aligned teaching and learning platform for Years 5-12 students, teachers and parents.

“Teachers make a difference in the lives of students every day. They do this by being present, by caring for every student, and by acting from a deep sense of vocation,” Alex Burke, Education Perfect’s CEO, told The Educator.

“For many students, that one inspirational teacher that truly sees them has an ongoing impact that positively influences their lives.”

Burke said the Awards play an important role in boosting both teacher morale across Australia.

“Celebrating those achievements and recognising how teachers empower students to attain their goals, build strong relationships, and dream, inspires the next generation of teachers, and acknowledges the important role that teachers play in society,” he said.

“Education Perfect is proud to partner with The Educator to support the Australian Education Awards and delighted to see so many deserving recipients recognised for the work that they do.”

This is the perfect chance to acknowledge educators' outstanding achievements and noble work over an extraordinary year, so we encourage you to nominate your exceptional colleague, school or even yourself.

The online nomination process is straightforward, free and open until 17 March. Excellence awardees will be announced in The Educator and online channels in May.

Winners will be announced and celebrated at the highly anticipated awards gala on 11 August at the Fullerton Hotel in Sydney.

We look forward to your nominations and celebrating your remarkable achievements!

For more information, visit the Australian Education Awards webpage.