Hon Peter Collier BA DipEd MLC

Hon Peter Collier BA DipEd MLC

Former Minister for Education; Aboriginal Affairs; Electoral Affairs

    Search on for WA's best public school staff

    20/06/2016 3:10 PM
    • Nominations open for WA Education Awards 2016
    • Winners to share in $337,500 worth of prizes
    • 11 award categories for top school staff

    It's time to give a round of applause for outstanding public school teachers, leaders, support staff and schools in Western Australia.


    Education Minister Peter Collier today opened nominations for the WA Education Awards 2016.


    "The awards are an important way to recognise the commitment and excellence of public school teachers, principals and support staff who help students achieve their best," Mr Collier said.


    "We have so many terrific educators in WA who deserve to be commended."


    The winners in 11 categories will share in $337,500 in prizes. The categories are:

    • WA Premier's Primary Teacher of the Year
    • WA Premier's Secondary Teacher of the Year
    • WA Premier's Excellence in Aboriginal Education Award
    • WA Primary Principal of the Year
    • WA Secondary Principal of the Year
    • WA Beginning Teacher of the Year
    • WA Education Assistant of the Year
    • WA Aboriginal and Islander Education Officer of the Year
    • WA School Services Staff Member of the Year
    • WA Primary School of the Year
    • WA Secondary School of the Year
    • People's Choice Award.

    Nominations close on August 5, 2016 and finalists will be announced in September.  Winners will be revealed at a breakfast presentation on November 28.


    Fact File

    • The awards are sponsored by BHP Billiton, Teachers Mutual Bank, Edith Cowan University, hit92.9, The West Australian, Crown Perth, Kleenheat and Fotoworks School Portraits
    • For more information, visit http://www.education.wa.edu.au

    Minister's office - 6552 6300


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