About the Awards
Nominations for the 10th annual QCT Excellence in Teaching Awards are closed.
This year, the QCT has launched a fifth award to add to the awards' existing categories, see below.
The new Community Choice Award gives students and families the opportunity to recognise teachers who are the heart of the
school community, and celebrate their outstanding achievements.
Classroom teachers, those in early childhood settings, heads of departments, heads of special education services, deputy
principals and principals are all eligible for the awards.
Read about some previous nominees on our
TEACHER STORIES site.
The Dr Roger Hunter OAM Excellence in Beginning to Teach Award provides recognition for inspirational
teachers with up to four years experience.
The Dr Alan Druery OAM Excellence in Teaching Awardprovides recognition for inspirational Queensland
The Dr John Dwyer Excellent Leadership in Teaching and Learning Award was introduced in 2012 to
recognise classroom teachers or school administrators who have taken a leading role in enhancing teaching and learning in
The Professor Betty Watts OBE Memorial Award for an Outstanding Contribution to Teaching was introduced
in 2011 to recognise teachers and school administrators with an outstanding history of service.
The Outstanding Contribution to School Community Award has been introduced in 2018 to provide recognition for inspirational teachers who are the heart of the school community.