Congratulations to our 2022 Teaching Award winners

We are thrilled to introduce the 22 inspiring teachers and school leaders named as this year’s Commonwealth Bank Teaching Award recipients. These inspiring educators are transforming education, particularly in some of Australia’s most disadvantaged communities.

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Case study: Supporting complex learners through family engagement

This case study has been created with support from AERO and Clarke Road School, as an example of how to support complex learners through family engagement practices.

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Case study: Supporting linguistically diverse families through English classes

This case study has been created with support from Darling Heights State School and AERO, as an example of engaging with families to support student learning in primary school.

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Collaborative learning: how can community and student voice influence teacher practice?

Hayley Dureau & Jessica Chesterfield share insights on the potential of using both student and community voice to strengthen teaching practice and learning.

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Mackay students to build digital skills and future career opportunities

Mackay State High School students will learn high-tech digital skills and open up future career opportunities, as part of a new school program funded by Google.

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Webinar: Authentic STEM Learning through Community Partnerships

Wendy Bode and Rebecca Godfrey share their experience of forging strong community partnerships to enhance STEM learning opportunities for their students.

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Webinar: Loving Literacy for Lifelong Learning

Alex Wharton and Donna Harvey share their experience of growing reading engagement and achievement for their secondary students.

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Webinar: Enhancing Consistent Teacher Judgement in Writing

Rebecca West shares her story of enhancing consistent teacher judgement in writing at Bonnyrigg Public School, NSW

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Smiling Mind: Guidelines for Mindfulness in Schools

This resource aims to help teachers and school leaders in their implementation of mindfulness programs in the school environment. The guide from Smiling Mind, a leading expert in youth mindfulness, provides a clear and concise review of the current evidence and best practice for mindfulness within education.

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Tennant Creek First Female Footy Team

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Speech therapy improves learning outcomes at Avonvale Primary School

Through Schools Plus funding, Avonvale Primary School was able to employ a speech therapist to assist students with their oral language skills. In one-on-one and group settings, students were able to develop their phonological, pragmatic, syntax, morphological and semantics skills.

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Closing the gap in action: Tennant Creek High School embraces eBay funded enterprise

Students at Tennant Creek High School are building their entrepreneurial capability thanks to eBay and Schools Plus.

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FLOOD RECOVERY APPEAL

Your generosity will provide urgent relief to the school communities impacted by the floods in QLD and NSW.

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2022 Flood Appeal

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End of financial year appeal 2022

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Tasmanian schools team up for Fair Education

Schools Plus’ Fair Education program has landed in Tasmania, with several schools working together to ease students’ transition from primary to high school.

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Nominations open for the 2022 Commonwealth Bank Teaching Awards

As school holidays come to an end, Commonwealth Bank and Schools Plus are calling for students, parents and communities to nominate teachers or school leaders who have been an inspiration through challenging times, as part of the 2022 Commonwealth Bank Teaching Awards.

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Tim Crommelin

Tim has over 40 years of experience in investment banking, stockbroking and the property industry. Tim is the Chairman of Morgans Holdings (Australia) Limited. He was appointed General Manager of the Girdis Group of Companies (Property Development and Investment) in 1974 before joining Morgans in 1986. Tim is also the Chairman of Eagers Automotive Limited,Learn more >

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Myriam Boisbouvier-Wylie

Myriam Boisbouvier-Wylie is the Honorary Consul General of France in Melbourne. She is the Founding President of the Bastille Day French Festival of Melbourne; a member of the advisory board of the French Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry; and an advisor to two Associations she created in 2012 and 2013, Melbourne Accueil and FrenchLearn more >

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Fair Education engages families at Darling Heights

At Darling Heights State School, teachers are using adult English classes to connect with families and ensure children can reach their full potential. Watch their project in action in our latest video.

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Fair Education: Principles for Effective Family and Community Engagement

Since 2018, 65 NSW schools worked together with coaches, families and communities to implement initiatives to strengthen family and community engagement. This report explores learnings from the projects, as they inform effective strategies to strengthen family and community engagement.

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One school’s journey of implementing a trauma-informed practice approach

Jennifer Parrett shares her school’s journey in implementing a trauma-informed approach to meet the needs of her rural school community.

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Teaching Fellow Rebecca West in running for $US1 million Global Teacher Prize

We are delighted to announce that Commonwealth Bank Teaching Award recipient Rebecca West has been named as a Top 10 finalist for the prestigious $US1 million Global Teacher Prize.

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