Mai FM is proud to support The Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards!
These annual awards shine a light on teaching best practice by schools, kura and early learning services across Aotearoa. Teaching that benefits children and young people, whānau and entire communities. If you’re part of or know of a school, kura or early learning service that’s doing just that - tell us your stories!
Award entries are judged across an Education Focus Prize and four categories. The Prime Minister’s Supreme Award is then given to the single best overall entry among the four category winners.
Excellence in Engaging
This award celebrates working together as a community to transform relationships and strengthen achievement, leading to improved and sustained outcomes for all children and young people.
Excellence in Leading
This award celebrates leadership and its influence on strengthening professional capability and creating a change in conditions, leading to improved and sustained outcomes for all children and
Excellence in Teaching and Learning
This award celebrates teaching that transforms the learning of all children and young people, and achieves improved and sustained outcomes.
Excellence in Wellbeing Education
This award celebrates practices that enhance the wellbeing of all children and young people, and achieves improved and sustained outcomes.
The Prime Minister’s Supreme Award
This award is selected from the winners in the four Award categories and celebrates the most outstanding entry received overall.
2020 Education Focus Prize
Excellence in Environmental and Sustainability Education
This prize celebrates teaching and learning that empowers children and young people to develop critical thinking skills, as they explore the impact that people have on the environment, and to take action for a sustainable future.
The Education Focus Prize changes each year to showcase different areas of the New Zealand education landscape. It is not eligible for the Supreme Award.
The winners of each will receive not only a $20,000 financial contribution but also an awards package featuring professional development opportunities.
The Prime Minister’s Supreme Award winner is chosen from the four category winners and will receive an additional $30,000. How good!
Entries are open now but you’d better be in quick as they close again on April 10.
Heads up! We’ve heard on good advice that they’re looking for entries that provide clear improvement in outcomes for our Tamariki – socially, culturally and academically - you’re welcome ;)