2024 Media Award Nomination Form

2024 Media Award Nomination Form

Nominations for media items within the period 13th October 2023 to 6th October 2024. Nomination close on Monday 7th October 2024.

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    For media items within the period 13th October 2023 to 6th October 2024

    Nominations close Monday 7th October 2024

    The Institute for Educational Leadership in Australia will recognise individuals working in the media industry for their positive portrayal of the work of teachers and schools in NSW during the period 13th October 2023 to 6th October 2024.

    This award will be presented by the Professional Teachers Council of New South Wales (PTC NSW) at their Annual Awards evening on the 26th February 2025.

    The focus of the Media Award is on the value of teaching and learning. We welcome nominations from all media sources including regional and remote outlets.

    The nomination should clearly demonstrate how the nominee has contributed positively to promoting the public’s perception of the significance of teaching, as well as identifying and acknowledging the value to the community of teaching as a profession in NSW schools.

    Nominations can be made by:

    • a member association of the Professional Teachers’ Council NSW

    • a school/ school community or parent organisation

    • an individual

    • self nomination

    • media organisations

    • other education organisations

    The nomination must meet the following criteria:

    1. Media items include one or more:

    • Print-based material – newspaper, magazines, journals

    • Electronic format – radio, television, web-based original material

    • Film

    2. Nominations must be completed on the nomination form provided. Each nomination is to be accompanied by a copy of the material, which supports the nomination.

    3. Any submission in a language other than English must have an attached translation.

    4. Entries for 2024 should be submitted by 5pm Monday 7th October 2024.

    Recipients of the award will be presented with a certificate and trophy at the Professional Teachers’ Council NSW Annual Presentation Evening to be held in February 2025.

    Individual and media organisation names will be recorded on the Media Award Honour Board located at PTC NSW office and on the PTC NSW website.

    The Professional Teachers’ Council NSW Media Award will be promoted through PTC NSW member associations, schools, social media platforms, other educational stakeholders in NSW and the media industry.

    An award will only be made if the judges consider there is a suitable entry. The decision of the judging panel is final.

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