Excellent Leadership in Teaching and Learning

Sponsored by Teachers Mutual Bank


  • Nominees must be registered with the QCT and be employed in teaching duties in a state or non-state school in Queensland.
  • Teachers, heads of department, heads of curriculum, heads of special education services, deputy principals & principals may be nominated.
  • Self-nominators are not eligible but nominees may clarify achievements.
  • QCT Board members and staff are not eligible for nomination.


One nominator required from teaching colleagues, department heads, principals, students, parents or parent groups. Nominators must provide a response to the criteria below.


The nominated teacher's school principal must provide a statement to verify the bona fides of the supporting information.

A district/regional supervisor or school board should provide a statement to verify the bona fides of a nominated principal.


Nominators should describe skills, knowledge & abilities of their nominee with the following criteria:

  • leading teaching and learning
  • developing self and others
  • leading improvement and innovation.

Award prizes

Award recipient receives $5000 for professional development.

Finalists receive $1000 for professional development.


The Awards are proudly sponsored by:

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