QCT Excellence in Teaching Awards

Nominations closed

Nominations for the 2020 TEACHX Awards are now closed.

Formerly known as the Excellence in Teaching Awards, TEACHX recognises and celebrates the inspiring work of classroom teachers, those in early childhood settings, school leaders, deputy principals and principals across Queensland.

Winners and finalists for the TEACHX Awards will be announced in October 2020.

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Beginning to Teach

The TUH Health Fund Dr Roger Hunter OAM Excellence in Beginning to Teach Award provides recognition for inspirational teachers with up to four years' experience.


The Teachers Mutual Bank Dr Alan Druery OAM Excellence in Teaching Award provides recognition for inspirational Queensland teachers.

Leadership in Teaching and Learning

The Teachers Mutual Bank 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.

Contribution to Teaching

The Courier-Mail 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.

Contribution to School Community

The QSuper Dr Joe McCorley OAM Outstanding Contribution to School Community Award was introduced in 2018 to provide recognition for inspirational teachers who are the heart of the school community.

Innovation in Teaching

The Schoolzine Merline Muldoon Innovation in Teaching Award was introduced in 2019 to provide recognition for the ground-breaking work of teachers and school leaders in schools and early learning centres across Queensland.

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