NSW Public Education Awards2024-03-12T17:32:43+11:00

2024 Public Education Awards are open!!

The 2024 Public Education Awards are now open for nominations.

The awards recognise students, teachers, school staff and parents for their exceptional achievement and contribution to public education.  They also showcase schools who have developed innovative programs focused on student wellbeing, improving school results or changing the way education is delivered within the government system.

Included in the categories this year is the Secretary’s Award for Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging.  This award recognises and celebrates those within Education that proactively advocate for and celebrate diversity, inclusion and belonging, and is open to all current employees of the NSW Education Department, including casual staff, temporary staff and contractors.

Nominations can be submitted in the following categories:

Click on the links above for more information on each category

Nominations close Tuesday, 14th May 2024.

Winners of Minister’s and Secretary’s Awards for Excellence will be presented with their awards at the Public Education Awards event, to be held at the Sydney Town Hall on Monday, 5th August 2024.

For further information, please call the Public Education Foundation on (02) 7814 2806, or email

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