Helen Yeates Award for Excellence in Media Education – Nomination Form

NOMINATION FORM:

Helen Yeates Award for Excellence in Media Education

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This is the nomination form for the Helen Yeates Award for Excellence in Media Education

Using this form, you will be able to nominate a teacher for either the year 2020 or the year 2021. There are only three steps to complete the form.

  • First, you'll enter the details for the person you are nominating.
  • Second, you'll write a short description (or upload a short video) giving the reason(s) you are nominating them, and you will select the year you are nominating them for (2020 or 2021).
  • And finally, you'll include your details and will submit the form.

APPLICATION DEADLINE is ​Friday, Week 9, Term 3, 2021.
(The Award will be presented at the ATOMQld State Conference in November).

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Who are you nominating for the Helen Yeates Award?

Please provide the details of who you are nominating below.

REASON FOR NOMINATION:

Please provide examples that are concise and specific, demonstrating the selection criteria. To provide this, you can either:

  • Write approx 500 words in the box below (you can drag the bottom right corner to expand the box if you need more room for typing), or
  • Use the upload file button below to upload a short video description.

In case you haven't already read them, here are the selection criteria for 2020 and 2021:

2020: Excellence in Media Education Online
NOMINATION SELECTION CRITERIA
  • Innovation and creativity –
    curriculum, pedagogy, use of technology This criterion recognises the ability of an individual or team to implement highly innovative approaches to teaching media, through leading edge curriculum pedagogical practices or use of emerging technologies, demonstrating exceptional creativity of approach and execution. Examples could include innovative practice during 2020’s remote teaching and learning phase, finding success in engaging students in practical media activities via remote means.
2021: Excellence in Media Education
NOMINATION SELECTION CRITERIA
  • Growth in curriculum area –
    engaging others, cross curricular
    This criterion recognises the ability of an individual or team to promote the growth of media education in a school or across a district. Examples might include the introduction of media arts or senior film and television in a manner that has significant impact within a school or district. It might equally include support and mentoring of other media teachers in a district, or more broadly.
  • Social/cultural impact
    - reach, fostering diversity, social justice
    This criterion recognises the ability of an individual or team to develop a program of media education that has a social or cultural impact in the school or broader community. Examples might include the use of a student film festival to promote diversity.
  • Innovation and creativity
    – curriculum, pedagogy, use of technology
    This criterion recognises the ability of an individual or team to implement highly innovative approaches to teaching media, through leading edge curriculum pedagogical practices or use of emerging technologies, demonstrating exceptional creativity of approach and execution.

My (the nominator) details

As the nominator, you may be a student, colleague, head of department, or a staff member from other schools/educational institutions within Queensland.

Please enter your details below.

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