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The 2016 Education
Awards will celebrate the quality and diversity of educational resources released
in the past year by New Zealand companies to support classroom learning. The
awards celebrate the success of New Zealand resource providers in the education
market and recognise standout contributions both in New Zealand classrooms and
A panel of industry
experts will judge the entries, which will include online tools, apps,
textbooks, workbooks and more, to carefully consider this year’s award winners
in five separate categories. Submissions
open this year on 25 July and close on 31 August.
categories will be
·Best Resource in Primary ·Best Resource in Secondary ·Best Resource in Te Reo Māori ·Best Resource in Higher Education ·Best Resource for Export
Paula Browning, CEO of CLNZ says: “We’re very proud of the work New
Zealand resource developers are doing in education. The Education Awards have a
strong tradition of recognising those that are doing something new and
responsive to meet the needs of students and teachers.”
For the second year running, the awards will also feature Teachers’
Choice winners in the categories of best resources in primary education,
secondary education and Te Reo Māori.
Paula Browning says, “The Teachers’ Choice awards use the hands-on experience
of classroom teachers to recognise the new resources that teachers themselves
find most helpful in their teaching practice. We want as many teachers as
possible to have their say and vote.” Teachers’ Choice voting will available
online from 14 September.