Categories & criteria
Each of the four award categories distinguish a key stage in a teaching career.
The Dr Roger Hunter 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 Award award provides recognition for inspirational Queensland teachers.
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 their school.
The Professor Betty Watts Memorial Award for an Outstanding Contribution to Teaching was introduced in 2011 to recognise teachers with an outstanding history of service.