Commonwealth Bank and national education non-profit Australian Schools Plus have announced the recipients of the 2023 Commonwealth Bank Teaching Awards.
The awards recognise 22 inspiring teachers from across Australia for their innovation and unwavering commitment towards shaping a brighter future for students and school communities.
A 12-month prestigious Teaching Fellowship has been awarded to 12 outstanding teachers who have made a transformative impact in their schools and communities, enhancing educational opportunities for their students. Valued at $40,000, the Teaching Fellowship includes $25,000 for a strategic school project and a unique professional learning program.
The Early Career Teaching Award also celebrates 10 teachers who have demonstrated leadership and innovation in their first five years of the profession. The winners receive an Early Career Teaching Scholarship valued at $10,000 from Salesforce, including $5000 for professional development and an exclusive learning and mentoring program.
The 2023 winners join a distinguished list of Alumni from seven consecutive years, who have all been nationally recognised as leaders in their field, enabling equity in opportunity for children and young people in school communities across the country.
This year’s winners are receiving accolades for their work in empowering students through personalised educational strategies, developing supportive wellbeing programs and preparing students for a rapidly evolving technological environment.
Meet the 2023 Teaching Award Winners here.