EdTechSA has a long history of recognising outstanding educators, in the field of digital technologies.
Each year EdTechSA calls for applications for these awards and to be eligible for awards of Educator, Leader and Digital Technologies Educator of the Year, nominees must be an individual member of EdTechSA. This does not apply to candidates for Leading Light awards.
- EdTechSA Educator of the Year
- EdTechSA Leader of the Year
- EdTechSA Digital Technologies Educator of the Year
- EdTechSA Leading Light
EdTechSA Educator of the Year
This award is intended to recognise the importance of the work of South Australian teachers who are contributing to the use of ICTs in their schools. Administrators in schools, district and regional personnel and people attached to offices of school systems also contribute to learning, schools and the professional computer education community, but this award focuses on recognising the efforts of classroom-based educators. Nominees must be based in a school and considered a member of the teaching staff of that school.
EdTechSA Leader of the Year
This award acknowledges the work of educational leaders and innovators. The award recognises significant advocacy, support and promotion of the use of ICT in education. Typically a candidate will be a leader / mentor / advisor to a school or broader educational community group, and generally their major role is not as a classroom teacher, Candidates will have had a distinguished career and proven inspirational achievement in leading the ICT in education community.
EdTechSA Leading Light
The EdTechSA Leading Light award aims to recognise those within the education community who provide inspiration to others in supporting the subject of IT and the use of ICT.
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EdTechSA Digital Technologies Educator of the Year
This award recognises the importance of the work of South Australian teachers who have made an outstanding contribution, using technology, to the implementation of the Digital Technologies curriculum and have had a significant positive effect on their students. To be eligible for the award, candidates must be based in a school and considered a member of the teaching staff of that school.