You are able to demonstrate measurable, significant and long-lasting improvements in student learning, achieved through identifying students' needs and applying exceptional, effective and evidence-based teaching or leadership practices. Please include 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 increases collective impact.
You are able to demonstrate why and how you have fostered family and/or community engagement to enable purposeful and meaningful connection that has improved outcomes for students. 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.