Susan Murray – Winner of the Mike Horsley Award 2023

Susan Murray; the Manager and Publisher at Sydney University Press, is the winner of the 2023 Mike Horsley Award for longstanding, dedicated service to the educational publishing industry. How did you first get your foot in the door of the publishing world? I originally trained as a Librarian, so I have always been involved with…

Sophie Kaliniecki – Winner of the Mike Horsley Award 2022

Sophie Kaliniecki, Cengage Australia’s Portfolio Lead, VET is the winner of the 2022 Mike Horsley Award for longstanding, dedicated service to the Educational Publishing industry. We chat to Sophie about her early career, what her key focuses and considerations are for creating impactful learning resources, her vision for the future of educational publishing and tips…

Minister for Education addresses the audience at the 2022 EPAAs

“Quality learning materials are vital tools that can boost learning experiences and support our fantastic students.” – Jason Clare MP, Minister for Education At a lively in-person event earlier this month in Melbourne, the 30th annual Educational Publishing Awards Australia (EPAAs) were presented to a roster of very worthy winners, all representing excellence in their…

Announcing the 2022 Scholarly Non-Fiction Book of the Year Winner, Highly Commended and Shortlisted Titles

The EPAA Scholarly Non-Fiction Book of the Year is awarded to a work of scholarly non-fiction that is both accessible to a wide readership and which has had an impact on the Australian community. The work is written or edited by an Australian author and is founded in scholarship and research. The book might present…

Winners of the 2022 Educational Publishing Awards Australia 

The winners of the 30th annual Educational Publishing Awards Australia were announced live at the EPAA Ceremony in Melbourne tonight. Congratulations to all the publishing professionals with titles in the running for the 2022 EPAAs, from the shortlisted teams right through to the overall winners. Browse the winners and shortlist across all categories here  EPAA…

Sponsor Feature – Copyright Agency

FLEX to adjust to a digital world There’s no doubt the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact to the education sector created a seismic shift to teaching and learning in Australian schools. Classes were cancelled, home schooling became prevalent, and educators had to quickly transform all lesson and teaching practices to suit remote learning. Along with the challenges,…

Benefits of attending the EPAAs Awards Ceremony

The Awards Ceremony is less than two weeks away, so we asked some of the EPAA committee volunteers to share their reflections on attending the event in past years and what it means to them. ‘I attended my first EPAAs by accident, winning the ticket of a colleague who could no longer attend. I was…

Sponsor Feature – Booktopia

Booktopia continues to be a proud supporter of the EPAA and joins its celebration of excellence and innovation in educational publishing. In 2022, Booktopia has engaged over 10,000 academic institutions across every level from early learning to tertiary education across Australia, providing dedicated services for students and academics, underpinning its position as Australia’s leading supplier…

Sponsor Feature – Media Super

Landmark investment: Australia’s first offshore wind project This year we are proud to welcome Media Super as a first time sponsor for the EPAAs. Read on to learn more about the fund’s commitment into funding exciting renewable energy projects like Star of the South, Australia’s first offshore wind project. Media Super’s merger with Cbus means we are now all…

Announcing the 2022 EPAA Sponsors

The Educational Publishing Awards Australia (EPAAs) are all about celebrating educational publishing and teaching. We are grateful to those who work tirelessly to bring world-class teaching resources to Australian classrooms, and the teachers who bring out the best in their students.    The support of our Sponsors plays an enormous part of recognising excellence in this…

Introducing the 2022 Judges and an update on the EPAAs Ceremony

We are delighted to announce the panel of expert judges who will use their knowledge of the educational publishing market and their experience as educators to determine the winners of the 2022 Awards. Professor Angela Carbone returns as Chief Judge for 2022. Coming from a background in Mathematics and Computing, Professor Carbone’s research interests have…