Awards

2013 PAUL BROCK AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN THE TEACHING OF ENGLISH

Awarded to Veronica McNaught, Head Teacher, English Finley High School The purpose of this award is to recognise an outstanding teacher of secondary English in NSW who has a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and learning in subject English. Veronica’s citation reads …. As all would be well aware, sadly there is a close… Read more

2012 Bill Kennedy Medal – Judy King

The award in 2012 is given to Judy King, a person who represents everything a public school educator should be: a fierce advocate, a passionate teacher, an exceptional Principal and a leader committed to advancing public education. Judy has also worked across regions, as a leader in professional and industrial associations, in teacher education at… Read more

2012 Academy Photography Fellowship

Awarded to Peter Macbeth – Bangamalanha Principal Aboriginal Education – Western Region, NSW Bangamalanha is the name of Western NSW Regional Aboriginal Education centre. It is a Wiradjuri word that means a special place of sharing. The Academy Photography Fellowship provides funding to the amount of $4000 annually to be used for the purpose of… Read more

2011 Bill Kennedy Medal – Andrew Newman

The 2011 Bill Kennedy Medal is awarded to Andrew Newman who has given significant service to the NSWSPC over 15 years in leading interest groups, reference groups and project teams. He has also been a state assembly delegate, ASPA observer and delegate and, since June 2007, deputy president of NSWSPC. Andrew has given, in the… Read more

2011 Academy Photography Fellowship

Awarded to Chris Presland – Principal St Clair High School, St Clair, NSW. The Academy Photography Fellowship provides funding to the amount of $4000 annually to be used for the purpose of educational research. Chris’ research is on the Consultant Principal (a future position?). He writes … It is widely accepted that the Principal of… Read more

2012 PAUL BROCK AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN THE TEACHING OF ENGLISH

Awarded to Jackie Saisithidej, Teacher, English & ESL St Clair High School The purpose of this award is to recognise an outstanding teacher of secondary English in NSW who has a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and learning in subject English. Jackie’s citation reads …. Jackie is an exceptionally dedicated, talented, knowledgeable and inspiring… Read more

2010 Bill Kennedy Medal – Jim McAlpine

As an outstanding educational leader at school, local, regional, state and national level Jim McAlpine has given distinguished service to the NSW Secondary Principals’ Council over an extensive period of time. He has made a significant contribution to the Council in a way that has invigorated the Council and supported NSW government secondary and central… Read more

2010 Academy Photography Fellowship

Awarded to Steve Pickering – College Principal Northern Beaches Secondary College, Freshwater, NSW. The Academy Photography Fellowship provides funding to the amount of $4000 annually to be used for the purpose of educational research. Steve’s research is on Closing the Learning Gap He writes … The nature and purpose of the research is to review… Read more

2010 PAUL BROCK AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN THE TEACHING OF ENGLISH

Awarded to Jo-Anne Drayton, Head Teacher, English Hornsby Girls’ High School The purpose of this award is to recognise an outstanding teacher of secondary English in NSW who has a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and learning in subject English. Jo-Anne’s citation reads: Ms Jo-Anne Drayton is an exceptional English educator who has extensive… Read more

2009 PAUL BROCK AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN THE TEACHING OF ENGLISH

Awarded to Geoffrey Walker, English teacher Northern Beaches Secondary College, Balgowlah Boys Campus Pictured: Ian James (Head Teacher, English), Michael Coutts-Trotter (Dir-Gen. NSWDET), Dr. Paul Brock, Geoff Walker, Paul Sheather (Rel. Principal, Balgowlah Boys) The purpose of this award is to recognise an outstanding teacher of secondary English in NSW who has a demonstrated commitment… Read more

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