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Northern Territory Education and Care Awards


NT Education and Care feature - NT News and Darwin Sun

22 October 2017 and 24 October 2017

The NT News' feature on the 2017 NT Education and Care Awards was run on Sunday 22 October 2017 and again on the 24 October 2017. To read the full feature, click here.

Sunday Territorian - Remote teaching a labour of love for Michelle

8 October 2017

Alekarenge Preschool teacher Michelle Leonard, recipient Outstanding Educator award, recently spoke to the Sunday Territorian on how remote teaching is a labour of love. To read the full article, click here

Northern Territory Government Media Release 

6 October 2017

Third party nominations closed 19 June 2017

20 June 2017

​Self- nominations are still open until 3 July. Don't miss out on your chance to win $3000.

The awards committee would also like to encourage nominees and stakeholders to complete our survey and provide your views on the awards. To complete the survey, click here.

Northern Territory Government Media Release

22 May 2017

Start thinking about an individual, service or program that you think deserves recognition….

20 April 2017

Nominations for the 2017 Northern Territory Education and Care Awards will open on 22 May 2017.

The awards recognise the outstanding commitment and contribution of early childhood and school age educators and services in the Northern Territory to achieving quality outcomes for children and their families.

The following educators and services are eligible to nominate for one or more award categories:

  • long day care
  • family day care
  • preschool
  • kindergarten
  • outside school hours care
  • budget-based funded early childhood services
  • rural and remote early childhood services
  • Families as First Teachers program
  • playgroups
  • programs catering for children aged from birth to eight years.