Celebrating outstanding school professionals, the prestigious Victorian Education Excellence Awards (VEEA) are the leading awards for school professionals working in Victoria.
Nominations for the 2018 awards are now 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 outstanding 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 2018 awards are open until Sunday 24 June.
Steps to apply
1) Read the 2018 information pack:
2) Review the terms and conditions:
3) Apply online for the Victorian Education Excellence Awards.
There are nine individual and team awards on offer, plus one winner will be chosen for the overall award, The Lindsay Thompson Award for Excellence in Education:
- Outstanding Primary Teacher Award
- Outstanding Primary Principal Award
- Outstanding Secondary Teacher Award
- Outstanding Secondary Principal Award
- Outstanding Business Manager Award
- Outstanding Koorie Education Award
- Outstanding Inclusive Education Award
- Outstanding School Advancement Award
- Outstanding Education Support Team
- The Lindsay Thompson Award for Excellence in Education.
Individual award winners will receive $20,000 in professional learning grants, and teams will receive $25,000. An additional $20,000 is available to the recipient of the overall award – The Lindsay Thompson Award for Excellence in Education.
VEAA promotional poster (pdf - 146.4kb)
Meet our 2017 VEEA finalists and winners
The recipients of the 2017 Victorian Education Excellence Awards were announced at the Regent Theatre’s Plaza Ballroom on Friday 27 October.
Twenty-eight individuals and teams from government schools were shortlisted for the Victorian Education Excellence Awards 2017.
The finalists were chosen from more than 100 nominations in nine award categories.