The 26th Educational Publishing Awards Shortlist

  Announcing the 26th Educational Publishing Awards Australia (EPAA) shortlist. Organised by the Australian Publishers Association and sponsored by Copyright Agency, the prestigious EPAAs recognise excellence and innovation within the educational publishing industry. In total, 148 entries were received — the highest in a number of years — so we would like to thank those…

Interview with keynote speaker, educator and Principal, Lian Davies

Lian Davies is an educator and leader with a passion for global educational systems and strategies focussing on student centred learning. Lian has worked in both Scottish and English schools in the UK, developing her leadership skills while navigating a new country and education system she became an Assistant Principal and Acting Principal in NZ in 2011. Lian moved to…

Interview with authors of "Powers of Curriculum" – Brad Gobby and Rebecca Walker

Brad Gobby and Rebecca Walker are the authors of Powers of Curriculum, a teacher education textbook that was highly commended at the 2018 Educational Publishing Awards. They spoke with us recently about their book, including how it makes a difference for both students and lecturers. Tell us a bit about yourselves. Brad: I am senior…

Authoring an English text : Talking with Tony Hytch

  Tony Hytch’s long career in the Queensland education industry has seen him in everything from classrooms to examination halls. His varied experiences have gifted him an intimate knowledge of what students need in an educational resource to succeed. That’s why, recently, he has co-authored one of them with Macmillan Education. In collaboration with fellow…

Teachers, librarians and booksellers – tell us what you think!

Calling all teachers, librarians and booksellers to rate your favourite educational publisher. Now is your chance to tell us what you really think! If you buy, sell or use textbooks or other educational resources, we want you to help decide this year’s Australian Primary and Secondary Publisher of the Year. The Educational Publishing Awards Australia celebrate excellence and…

Call for entries 2019 (now extended)

What resources are you really proud of that you produced recently and you know are making a difference in the classroom? They could be a print resource such as a textbook or workbook, with or without a supporting teacher book, a digital only resource such as a website, CD/DVD or app), an enhanced eBook, or…

A winning language resource for teachers and students

The Award for Outstanding Secondary Resource was in 2018 won by Cengage Learning for their French learning text, Tapis Volant. Translated as ‘flying carpet’ referring to the many countries where French is spoken, the series first appeared in 1995 as a student workbook, student book, teacher resource book and audio cassettes. The Australian Publishers Association,…

Skin Deep Innovation in Tertiary Learning Resources

Personal experience and a passion for innovation through customer feedback, has led hair and beauty expert, Hayley Costa from Skin Deep Learning, to not only dive into the world of educational publishing but also win the highest honour for tertiary/vocational learning resources at the Educational Publishing Awards of Australia this year. Skin Deep Learning’s resources…

Building an outstanding primary learning resource

Macmillan Education was the winner of the most outstanding resource for Primary school at the Educational Publishing Awards this year. They share the extent to which educators and experts were involved in developing winning resource STEM Investigations for Upper Primary. Written by highly qualified teaching professionals, aligned with the national curriculum, tested by teachers, edited by science experts,…

Thank you to our sponsors

The 2018 Educational Publishing Awards Australia would not be possible without the contribution of a large number of people. In particular our sponsors: The Copyright Agency, OPUS Group, diacriTech, Learnosity, Scientific Publishing Services, AngryChair and CQUniversity.     Peruse the catalogue including articles, winners and highly commended titles  2018 Educational Publishing Awards Australia

2018 WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR AUSTRALIAN EDUCATIONAL PUBLISHING AWARDS

The connection between Australian educators and publishers, who create learning resources for the classroom, was last week celebrated at the Educational Publishing Awards of Australia in Melbourne. Twenty-three winners were announced across three broad categories of primary, secondary and tertiary education. The big winners of the evening were PLD – a learning and literacy organisation…

Today we celebrate 25 years of educational publishing in Australia

More than 200 educators and educational publishers will come together at The Arts Centre in Melbourne tonight to toast another year of making high-standard educational materials for Australia’s roughly four million school students, and also Tertiary and TAFE/vocational learners. The combined efforts of educators and educational publishers will be celebrated in the 25th Educational Publishing…