Australian Computer Society The Australian Council for Computers in Education (ACCE) and Australian Computer Society (ACS) Award for Outstanding Leadership in the use of Information and Communication Technology in Education is a national award that 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.
Each state member association has the opportunity to nominate a member for the award.
Nominees for this award are the individual state Leader of the Year winners.
Nominations are now being called for the Educational Computing Association of Western Australia’s Leader of the Year Award.
Those nominated must be ‘Individual’ ECAWA members who, through the use of computer technology, have:
♦Achieved excellence in ICT in education innovation and development and worked tirelessly to improve the quality of education
♦Assisted in the building of partnerships to advance the use of ICT in education (eg. school and community partnerships, school and industry partnerships)
♦Planned, developed and implemented programmes to advance the use ICT in Education
♦Provide advocacy for the use of ICT in Education to the extent that their work is used as a model for others
♦Inspired others to strive for excellence
To be considered for ECAWA's Leader of the Year Award, leaders may be nominated by their peers or may nominate themselves.
Nominations should include a brief biography of the nominee and organise evidence under the following three headings:
♦Advocacy, support and promotion of the use of Information and Communication Technologies in Education
♦Mentoring and leadership of groups and individuals
♦Setting directions and exhibiting leadership.
Please complete the nomination form below.
Up to SIX pages of printable information (font to be Arial 10pt) and a further FOUR samples of documentation on any media may be submitted.
Nominations including any supporting documentation may be submitted electronically as attachments to:
firstname.lastname@example.org (subject to be LotY Nomination or similar)
OR mail to:
ECAWA - Leader of the Year 2008
PO Box 297
Claremont WA 6010 Completed nominations must reach ECAWA by 5.00pm on Friday, October 24th, 2008.