With great pleasure, we can now release the shortlist for the Educational Publishing Awards Australia (EPAA) 2016!
This year we received a whopping 126 submissions for our judges to review. Thank you to everyone who entered a product. It is excellent to see so much great work happening around Australia in the educational publishing space. Thank you also to our fantastic judging panel, who had the responsibility for deciding this shortlist. Finally, a big congratulations to those shortlisted!


Student Resource – Mathematics (Numeracy)

  • ORIGO Big Books for Early Learning | ORIGO Education
  • Think Mentals Student Workbooks (Years 1–6) | Firefly Education Pty Ltd
  • The Maths Box | R.I.C. Publications

Student Resource – Arts/Science/Humanities/Social Sciences/Technologies/Health and Physical Education/Languages

  • Macmillan History Years 3–6 | Macmillan Education Australia
  • Torri the Great Reef Surfing Turtle | RenBro Publishing
  • OZBOX: Learning Through Literacy | Oxford University Press Australia & New Zealand
  • WINGS Science | Era Publications

Student Resource – English (Literacy, Literature, Language)

  • English Stars (Year 4 to 6) | Firefly Education Pty Ltd
  • Flying Start to Literacy Shared Reading Collection | Eleanor Curtain Publishing
  • Animalia Education Bundle |The Base Factory

Teaching Resource

  • Interventions in Mathematics series | Kennedy Press Pty Ltd
  • PM Benchmark RAR Software | Cengage Learning Australia


  • enVisionMATHS Digital | Pearson Australia

Reference Resource – No award will be made in this category in 2016. The judges may elect not to make an award in a category where very few entries are received.


Student Resource – Junior – Mathematics/Science

  • Oxford Science | Oxford University Press Australia & New Zealand
  • Oxford MyMaths AusVELS edition | Oxford University Press Australia & New Zealand
  • Essential Mathematics for the Australian Curriculum 2ed Interactive Textbook Powered by HOTmaths | Cambridge University Press
  • Atmospheric: The Burning Story of Climate Change | Black Dog Books, imprint of Walker Books Australia

Student Resource – Junior – English/Humanities/Languages/Arts/Technologies/Health and Physical Education

  • Pearson English 7-10, 2nd edition, Activity Books | Pearson Australia
  • Ned Kelly | NewSouth Publishing
  • Food by Design, 3rd edition | Cengage Learning Australia
  • Parliamo Italiano Insieme series | Cengage Learning Australia
  • Fit for Life! Health and Physical Education for the Victorian Curriculum series | Cengage Learning Australia
  • Maralinga’s Long Shadow | Allen & Unwin

Student Resource – Senior – Mathematics/Science

  • Foundation Mathematics, 3rd edition | Oxford University Press Australia & New Zealand
  • Oxford Psychology Units 1+2, 3rd edition | Oxford University Press Australia & New Zealand
  • Nelson VCE Mathematics series | Cengage Learning Australia
  • Human Perspectives series | Cengage Learning Australia
  • Nelson Senior Sciences for the Australian Curriculum | Cengage Learning Australia

Student Resource – Senior – English/Humanities/Languages/Arts/Technologies/Health and Physical Education

  • Argument and Persuasive Language | Insight Publications
  • English Year 11 | Insight Publications
  • Oxford VCE English series (Analysing and Presenting Argument and Reading and Creating / Reading and Comparing) | Oxford University Press Australia & New Zealand
  • Senior English Skills Builder, 3rd edition | Oxford University Press Australia & New Zealand
  • Analysing Revolutions | Cambridge University Press
  • The Struggle for Peace in the Middle East | Cengage Learning Australia
  • Dance for Senior Students | Cengage Learning Australia

Teaching Resource

  • Oxford Psychology Units 1+2 , 3rd edition Teacher obook assess | Oxford University Press Australia & New Zealand
  • Oxford MyMaths 7-10 AusVELS edition Teacher obook assess | Oxford University Press Australia & New Zealand
  • Oxford Science Teacher obook assess | Oxford University Press Australia & New Zealand
  • Essential Mathematics for the Australian Curriculum , 2nd edition, Online Teaching Suite | Cambridge University Press
  • Jacaranda Science 7-8 learnON TE | Jacaranda

Reference Resource

  • The Australian Schoolkids’ Guide to Debating and Public Speaking | NewSouth Publishing
  • English Toolkit, 2nd edition | Macmillan Education Australia


TAFE & Vocational Education: Teaching and Learning Resource

  • Electrical Trade Practices | Cengage Learning Australia
  • Professional Business Skills, 3rd edition | Cengage Learning Australia
  • Connect Master Engineering Mechanics | McGraw-Hill Education

TAFE & Vocational Education: Student Resource

  • Connect Master Individual Support Certificate III | McGraw-Hill Education
  • Essential Guide to Fitness for the Fitness Instructor, 3rd edition | Cengage Learning Australia
  • Fitness Trainer Essentials for the Fitness Trainer, 3rd edition | Cengage Learning Australia

Tertiary (Adaptations): Student Resource

  • Psychology: The Science of Mind and Behaviour , 2nd edition | McGraw-Hill Education
  • Principles of Anatomy and Physiology 1st Asia-Pacific edition – WileyPLUS Learning Space | Wiley
  • Management: The Essentials, 3rd edition | Pearson Australia

Tertiary (Adaptations): Teaching and Learning Resource

  • MindTap for Economics for Today, 5th edition | Cengage Learning Australia
  • Organisational Behaviour, 5th edition | McGraw-Hill Education
  • Entrepreneurship: Theory, Process, Practice, 4th edition | Cengage Learning Australia

Tertiary (Wholly Australian) Scholarly Resource

  • Criminalisation and Criminal Responsibility in Australia | Oxford University Press Australia & New Zealand
  • Knowledge of Life | Cambridge University Press

Tertiary (Wholly Australian) Student Resource

  • Australia’s Rural, Remote and Indigenous Health, 3rd edition | Elsevier
  • Teaching Indigenous Students | Allen & Unwin
  • Writing Right with Text Types | Oxford University Press Australia & New Zealand
  • Science for Children | Cambridge University Press

Tertiary (Wholly Australian) Teaching and Learning Resource

  • Educational Psychology for Learning and Teaching, 5th edition | Cengage Learning Australia
  • An Introduction to Speech, Language and Literacy | Oxford University Press Australia & New Zealand
  • For the Love of Language | Cambridge University Press
  • Communication Skills for Business Professionals | Cambridge University Press
  • Business Law, 9th edition | Pearson Australia

Congratulations once again to the teams behind our shortlisted products!
We hope to see you all at the awards ceremony on Thursday, 6th October 2016 at The Pavilion, Arts Centre Melbourne, where we will celebrate our industry, our wonderful 2016 EPAA shortlisted products, and name this year’s winners! Earlybird tickets are still on sale, don’t miss out!
Book your earlybird ticket now.
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