Victorian Education Excellence Awards

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

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.

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

2017 VEEA Finalists have been announced 

Educators are at the heart of our future success in education and a key driver in building Victoria as the Education State. 

The Victorian Education Excellence Awards recognise those government school employees who go above and beyond the call of duty to deliver outstanding achievements for students and schools overall.

Twenty-eight finalists, both individuals and teams, have been shortlisted for awards from the passionate teachers, principals and support staff in government schools across the state.

All are in the running to win up to $220,000 worth of professional development prizes.

Their achievements highlight the ways in which teachers, principals and education support staff work to improve student outcomes, and provide opportunities for children and young people to shape their future.

Winners across nine award categories will be announced during a prestigious awards evening at Melbourne’s Regent Plaza Ballroom on Friday 27 October 2017.

Category winners will join an esteemed Roll of Honour and become ambassadors for awards in the future.

The Inclusive Education Award– reflects the Victorian Government’s commitment to make schools fairer and more inclusive for students with disabilities and special needs.

Individual category winners will receive up to $20,000 for professional development, while team-based award winners will receive up to $25,000. Each category winner is in the running for the prestigious Lindsay Thompson Award for Excellence in Education, and awarded a further $20,000.

The Victorian Education Excellence Awards showcase and celebrate excellence in our schools, promote and share that excellence across the system, reflecting Victoria as the Education State.

To see the full list of finalists, please see: 2017 VEEA finalists 

Further information

Queries can be directed via: excellence.awards@edumail.vic.gov.au or via 9651 4314