Victorian Education Excellence Awards

Celebrating exemplary school professionals, the Victorian Education Excellence Awards are the leading awards for school professionals working in Victoria.

VEEA Awards Video Transcript (docx - 24.3kb)

Nominations for the 2017 awards are open

As part of Victoria’s ambition to be the Education State, we want Victorians to be proud of the great government schools in their communities and the people who work in them.

For 15 years the Victorian Education Excellence Awards have celebrated exemplary government school education and innovation in Victoria.

Whether school professionals are inspiring young minds, contributing to educational outcomes or delivering new learning experiences – the Victorian Education Excellence Awards recognises excellence in all shapes and sizes.

Nominations for the 2017 awards are open from 18 April to 25 June.

Steps to apply:

  1. Read 2017 Information Pack:     
  2. Review Terms and Conditions:
  3. Apply online at award nominations website: Victorian Education Excellence Awards

Further information

Queries about the application process can be directed to (03) 9651 3432 or via:

The 2016 VEEA - finalists and winners

The recipients of the 2016 Victorian Education Excellence Awards were announced on Friday 28 October at an award ceremony held at Melbourne’s Plaza Ballroom.

Twenty-seven finalists were shortlisted across nine award categories, including awards for outstanding primary and secondary teachers, principals and business managers, school advancement, Koorie education, inclusive education and education support.

In addition, the Lindsay Thompson Award for Excellence in Education was presented to Jacqui Gore of Warrnambool Primary School as the category winner who demonstrated the most outstanding contribution to Victorian government school education.