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Secondary Teacher of the Year

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Winner

Tammy Cane

Campus manager Independent Learning Centre, Naracoorte High School

Tammy leads the Naracoorte Independent Learning Centre, which takes a holistic approach to health and wellbeing for disengaged and at-risk students, combined with a focus on improving educational outcomes. Tammy’s work on cultural change within the centre has resulted in significantly improved attendance and SACE completion rates, and has facilitated student success through timely connections to relevant services and resources.

Finalists

Cendall Slattery

Cendall is an innovative, passionate, award-winning English and history teacher from Lock Area School. Through networking and scholarship opportunities she has developed local, national and international relationships with teachers and world-leading experts. This has helped create a rigorous, engaging, and integrated curriculum, which has assisted several students to win overseas study tours to further their passion for history.

Emma Phillips

Emma encourages student engagement with the community through experiences such as touring wineries, abattoirs and the largest livestock exchange in South Australia. By fostering relationships with local business, Emma has secured additional support for the school’s agricultural programs and varied opportunities for student learning, combining strengths in literacy, numeracy, science and technology with enhanced social skills and community awareness.

Contact

Public Education Awards

Phone: 8226 2339
Emailpubliceducationawards [at] sa.gov.au