The Australian Professional Teachers’ Awards acknowledge the exemplary innovation and leadership carried out by individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the work undertaken by professional teaching associations.
To assist the APTA Awards Committee, we encourage state and territory joint council boards to nominate worthy educators to receive well deserved recognition for their outstanding service to professional teaching associations and the professional standing of teachers in Australia. The APTAs are presented at the annual conference of the Australian Professional Teachers Association. For more information fo to Awards.
APTA Award Information
There are two award categories:
1. The Dororthy Hodinott Medal for outstanding lifetime leadership. Click here for nomination form - The Dorothy Hoddinott Medal
2. Award for Meritorious Contribution to the Profession (Click here for nomination form Meritorious Contribution to the Profession )
1. Address the criteria
2. Be no more than two A4 pages
3. Be endorsed by the state or territory joint council Board and signed by the President
The state or territory joint council Board are:
1) Australian Capital Territory – COACTEA (Council of the ACT Education Associations)
2) New South Wales – PTCNSW (Professional Teachers' Council NSW)
3) Northern Territory – NTJCPTA (Northern Territory Joint Council of Professional Teaching Associations Inc)
4) Queensland – JCQTA (Joint Council of Queensland Teacher Associations)
5) South Australia – CEASA (Council of Education Associations of South Australia)
6) Tasmania – NEAT (Network of Education Associations of Tasmania Inc)
7) Victoria – CPTAV (Council of Professional Teaching Associations of Victoria Inc)
8) Western Australia – PTCWA (Professional Teaching Council of Western Australia)
A judging panel will be convened to determine the award recipients. The judging panel will comprise members of the APTA Board. The judging panel will comprise the President, and three Board members. Once the Panel has completed its selections, the list of awards winners will be tabled at a specially convened Board teleconference to endorse the award winners
The award nomination process is confidential until it is completed and nominations have been approved by the APTA Board.
APTA will contact successful nominees on completion of the process. State and territory Boards seeking further information or assistance with the nomination process can contact:
Australian Professional Teachers Association
Conferral of Award
The awards will be conferred at APTA’s Annual Professional Learning Conference. APTA will subsidise the flight and accommodation of the award recipients outside of the host state or territory. Recipients will be presented with an APTA trophy and a framed copy of their citation.
|23 November 2011||Nominations out|
|19 December 2011||Nominations close|
|20 December 2011||Awards Committee meets|
|15 January 2012||Awards selection completed|
|15 January 2012||Awards winners submitted to Board|
|17 January 2012:||Awards winners submitted to Board|
|1 February 2012||Citations submitted|
|February - March 2012||Awards conferred|
|March 2012||Nominations out|
The Dorothy Hoddinott Medal for Outstanding Lifetime Achievement
1. Wide recognition as an innovative leader of professional learning and engagement whose impact has directly influenced the work of teachers;
2. Sustained contribution to the teaching profession through significant, exemplary involvement in professional teaching associations at local and national level;3. Sustained advocacy at a local and national level promoting the professional status of teachers;
4. Active contribution to the renewal and promotion of the profession through leadership at a local, state and national level and through presentations at conferences, workshops
and publications in journals;
5. High-level leadership at a state or national level with a significant impact on the work of teachers.
For nomnination form please click here - The Dorothy Hoddinott Medal
Award for Meritorious Contribution to the Profession
1. Contribution to the professional standing of teachers through involvement in a range of activities that highlights work of professional teaching associations at a local level;
2. Acted as a mentor and facilitator for colleagues in promoting and leading professional learning activities and those carried out by the Association;
3. Actively support the objectives and purposes of professional teaching associations in the professional work of teachers;
4. Made a significant impact on the work of teachers through their ability to creatively implement change through professional learning.
For nomination form please click here - Meritorious Contribution to the Profession
The 2010 APTA Awards were presented at the ACEL Conference Awards Ceremony on Thursday 30 September 2010 at the Sydney Convention Centre. The Awards were presented by Ms Dorothy Hoddinott.APTA would like to congratulate Dr Paul Brock AM:
APTA congratulates the 2011 national winners and state and territory finalists!
On 13 October 2011, thirty-nine state and territory teacher finalists and five national teacher winners were recognised for the wonderful work they do in teaching and school leadership. Winners received a professional learning sabbatical working with recognised national and international education experts and practitioners.
|Thu Jun 20, 2013 @09:00 - 12:20 PM|
South Australian English Teachers Association (SAETA) Meet the Writers Festival - Morning Session
|Thu Jun 20, 2013 @12:45 - 16:00 PM|
South Australian English Teachers Association (SAETA) Meet the Writers Festival - Afternoon Session
|Fri Jun 21, 2013 @18:30 - 23:30 PM|
The Outdoor Educators Association of South Australia (OEASA) Presentation Dinner
|Sat Jun 22, 2013|
Early Childhood Teachers Association (ECTA) Annual Conference 2013
|Sat Jun 22, 2013 @10:00 - 16:15 PM|
Science Teachers Association of NSW Inc HSC Study Lectures 2013 – Port Macquarie