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NSW Premier's Teacher Scholarship winners

Twenty-one of NSW’s best teachers have been rewarded with a 2017 Premier’s Teacher Scholarship, for their commitment to quality education at a reception at the State Library of New South Wales.

The scholarships are open to all NSW teachers from government and non-government schools and preschools, as well as TAFE NSW Institutes, and provide recipients with $10,000-$15,000 in funds for a five-week study tour.

They will investigate a range of subjects including harnessing digital technologies in classrooms, exploring augmented and virtual reality for education purposes, preventing and supporting youth with depression and the continuing value of English in a STEM world.

The winners

Premier's Anika Foundation Youth Depression Awareness Scholarships
Emma Sue San, Redbank School (Westmead)
Sandra Scott, North Sydney Girls High School
Deborah Costa, Cessnock West Public School

Premier's Australian Association of Special Education NSW Chapter Research To Practice Special Education Scholarship
Monika Bray, Camden High School
Premier's Copyright Agency Creativity Across the Curriculum Scholarship
Alana Lewis, Asquith Girls High School

Premier's English Teachers Association English Scholarship
Paula Madigan, Coffs Harbour High School

Premier's First State Super Financial Literacy Scholarship
Cassandra Portelli, Hunter School of the Performing Arts

Premier's Hicksons Lawyers Health Education and Wellbeing Scholarships
Darren Lang, Kingswood High School

Premier's Leadership Scholarship
Geoffrey Childs, Canobolas Rural Technology School

Premier's Vocational Education Scholarship
Louise Pamment, Teaching and Learning Directorate, Department of Education


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