Opportunity to nominate outstanding teachers and leaders in your school community» 03/05/2011, Posted by Site Admin
Parents and secondary school students have a chance to nominate outstanding teachers and leaders in their school community, who positively influence learning and performance. Nominations have opened for the 2011-2012 round of the National Excellence in Teaching and Leadership Awards, with the theme, Teachers Count.
Nominations are open until 31 August 2011. Forms can be downloaded from the NEiTA website www.neita.co.nz and are also available at schools and early childhood education centres nationwide, libraries, or can be obtained by contacting the NEiTA Foundation on 09 308 0576 or email email@example.com
All teachers and leaders nominated receive a Certificate of Nomination, with 20 area representatives selected to go forward to receive Regional Awards for Excellence in Teaching and Leadership in
Wellington during May 2012. From these, ten teachers/leaders will go on to receive National Awards at their schools or centres later in the year. National awardees will receive professional development grants from a pool totalling $35,000. Two $5,000 and three $2,500 grants will each be made for excellence in teaching and for excellence in leadership.