Introducing our second keynote : Jane Doyle

When Jane Doyle started teaching online to her kindergarten students in the early days of the pandemic, never did she think it would result in seeing intimate shots of the insides of their noses and throats as they became curious with webcam technology. “I never thought I might need to be an ear, nose and…

Keynote introduction : Yasodai Selvakumaran

One of two keynote speakers for the online Educational Publishing Awards ceremony this year is a western Sydney humanities teacher who is the first Teacher Ambassador for the New South Wales Department of Education. Her students call her Ms Selva.  Yasodai Selvakumaran has been teaching at Rooty Hill High School for ten years where the…

Announcing the speakers for the 2020 (virtual) Educational Publishing Awards Australia

As the 2020 EPAA awards celebration approaches, we are proud to announce two inspiring speakers who will be joining us on the night. Tamil Sri Lankan–born teacher and leader Yasodai Selvakumaran teaches at Rooty Hill High School in Western Sydney. This culturally and linguistically diverse school, based in an area with socio-economic challenges, has been…

Interview with Keynote Speaker, educator and Reading Australia fellow Alex Wharton

Alex Wharton is one of two keynote speakers at this year’s Educational Publishing Awards. He is Head of Middle School at Carinya Christian School, Gunnedah. Prior to this current role which still includes significant classroom teaching, he has served as an English Teacher and Head Teacher of English for a combined total of 10 years….

Marngrook presenter, Shelley Ware, keynote at the awards

  Presenter for NITV-SBS footy show, Marngrook, Shelley Ware is today announced as the keynote speaker at the Educational Publishing Awards of Australia. A proud Yankunyjatjara and Wirangu woman from Adelaide, South Australia, Ms Ware is a trained educator with 20 years experience in the classroom, and author of  Teaching Notes for the Sunshine Classics…