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2019 award categories

Nominate yourself, your initiative or project for one of these awards:

Category 1: Improving access and participation in early learning

Nominations in this category will demonstrate how they promote access, ongoing participation and engagement in early learning, particularly for families experiencing vulnerability and disadvantage.

Category 2: Supporting parents through evidence-based practice

Nominations in this category are for organisations who are delivering evidence-based practice to support families to develop their skills and confidence to support their child’s wellbeing and development. 

Category 3: Creating collaborative community partnerships

Nominations in this category will demonstrate how a partnership uses and promotes collaborative practice to support and demonstrate positive outcomes for children and families.

Category 4: Promoting children’s health and wellbeing

Nominations in this category will demonstrate how an initiative or project is promoting children’s health and wellbeing.

Category 5: Continuity of early learning

Nominations in this category will be submitted by two or more early childhood services, schools and/or other organisations and will demonstrate how continuity of early learning is achieved by a focus on successful transitions.

Category 6: Early childhood teacher of the year

Nominations in this category will demonstrate how an early childhood teacher has demonstrated evidence-based innovation and exemplary practice in early childhood education and care, and made a significant contribution to the development and delivery of high quality early childhood education programs and/or achieved significant improvements in children’s learning and development outcomes.

Category 7: The Emeritus Professor Collette Tayler Excellence in Educational Leadership Award

Nominations in this category will demonstrate how an early childhood service or an approved service provider has led their educators and teachers to significantly improve the quality of their learning and teaching practices over the last 18 months.

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