Education and Early Childhood Award

The Education and Early Childhood Award recognises outstanding educational practice which enhances intercultural understanding and meets the needs of students from diverse communities. Successful nominees may have developed innovative ways to teach children about diverse cultures, addressed culturally-based tension in the schoolyard, or made educational opportunities more accessible and appropriate for students from diverse backgrounds.

Selection Criteria

These could include but are not limited to:

  • learning and teaching programs that incorporate local, national and international perspectives across the years of schooling and in early childhood settings,
  • programs or initiatives that raise awareness and support the educational and settlement needs of communities from migrant and refugee backgrounds,
  • programs or initiatives that build the intercultural capabilities of educators and early childhood professionals, or
  • programs/initiatives that promote social cohesion and community resilience in education settings.

Eligibility

Educators, schools, early childhood centres and not for profit community education organisations. Self-nominations will not be accepted from individuals but will be accepted from schools, early childhood centres and not for profit community education organisations.


Nominations are due midnight, Monday 21 August 2017.


Submit your nomination for the Education and Early Childhood Award.

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