Applications have now closed

Thank you to everyone who nominated a great teacher and to all of the great teachers who’ve submitted their application for the 2020 Commonwealth Bank Teaching Awards. We wish you all the very best.

Our selection panel is now assessing applications based on the criteria outlined below.

Finalists will be notified in December 2019.

Award recipients will be notified by 21 February 2020, prior to the Commonwealth Bank Teaching Awards Ceremony on 27 March 2020.

The Award recipients and their inspirational stories will be featured on this website shortly after they’re announced.

For more details or any other enquiries relating to the Awards, please contact:

E: awards@schoolsplus.org.au
T: 02 8880 0296

For further information on key dates:

Meet our
Alumni

Discover the great teachers who have previously been selected as a Teaching Award recipient and read their inspirational stories that led to their success.

Applications have now closed.

Thank you to everyone who nominated a great teacher and to all of the great teachers who’ve submitted their application for the 2020 Commonwealth Bank Teaching Awards. We wish you all the very best.

Our selection panel is now assessing applications based on the criteria outlined below.

Finalists will be notified in December 2019.

Award recipients will be notified by 21 February 2020, prior to the Commonwealth Bank Teaching Awards Ceremony on 27 March 2020.

The Award recipients and their inspirational stories will be featured on this website shortly after they’re announced.

For more details or any other enquiries relating to the Awards, please contact:

E: awards@schoolsplus.org.au
T: 02 8880 0296

For further information on key dates:

Meet our Alumni

Discover the great teachers who have previously been selected as a Teaching Award recipient and read their inspirational stories that led to their success.

Criteria

You are able to demonstrate your initiation of, or contribution to measurable, significant and ongoing improvements in student learning, achieved through identifying students' needs and applying high impact, effective and evidence-based teaching or leadership practices. Please include measurable evidence of how you have achieved improved learning experiences and outcomes for your students and the measures and evidence that demonstrate this achievement over time.

You are able to demonstrate that you are contributing significantly to and/or leading a culture of collaboration and connectedness within and/or beyond the school. Please include evidence of how you have shared knowledge to create a professional learning culture that develops the skills of others and the specific outcomes and collective impact that have resulted from this collaboration.

You are able to demonstrate why and how you have fostered family and/or community engagement which has led to improved outcomes for students through purposeful and meaningful connections. Please include evidence of what changes occurred for students, parents and/or community members as a result of their improved engagement.

You are able to demonstrate a deep understanding of contemporary leadership in education, teaching and learning that stimulates the thinking of others and leads to significant educational improvements in classrooms and schools. Please tell us your story – how you have applied your personal attributes such as creativity, resilience, resourcefulness and drive, your capacity to inspire and influence others, why you’re committed to the teaching profession and your potential to help shape the future of education practice in Australia.

Select the criteria below to find out more.

Transforming Learning Outcomes Transforming Learning Outcomes
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Engaging with the Community Engaging with the Community
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Attributes of a Teaching Fellow Attributes of a Teaching Fellow
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Transforming Learning Outcomes
Transforming Learning Outcomes >
Engaging with the Community
Engaging with the Community >
Collaborating and Sharing Knowledge
Collaborating and Sharing Knowledge >
Attributes of a Teaching Fellow
Attributes of a Teaching Fellow >