Rosaleen Stewart – Winner of the Mike Horsley Award 2021

Meet Ro Stewart – the Mike Horsley Award recipient for 2021 The Mike Horsley Award is presented to a professional in the educational publishing industry who has shown dedication to its advancement over an extended period of time. Pearson Australia’s Rosaleen Stewart was named the third recipient of this relatively new gong at the EPAA…

Educational resources shortlisted in the 2021 awards

Primary Category Shortlist       Secondary     Tertiary/VET   Browse the learning resources.

Meet Tori Shaw, Secondary Science Teacher and EPAA judge

Science teacher and secondary resource co-author, Tori Shaw, this year joined the EPAA judging panel. We got to know her a little better and what she learnt in judging the learning materials that were submitted in this year’s awards.   Tell us a little about your teaching career. What do you teach and what do…

Meet Yazmin Islam, from Wiley Australia

Yazmin Islam has been working on the EPAA committee for three years alongside her Marketing role at Wiley Australia. We chatted with Yazmin to learn more about her career journey and what to expect in this year’s live broadcast that will announce the winners of the Educational Publishing Awards Australia 2021. Subscribe to watch on…

Meet Thuong Du from Cambridge Uni Press

The judging is finalised and preparations are being made for the Educational Publishing Awards shortlist announcement and awards ceremony. The EPAAs this year will be broadcast via YouTube on 9 September. One member of the SEPC, who oversee the EPAA, is Thuong Du, Publishing Manager at Cambridge University Press. Thuong has been with the company…

Peter van Noorden : 2020 Mike Horsley Award recipient

We spoke with Peter van Noorden, formerly of Oxford University Press, who was recently recognised for his service to the sector at the Educational Publishing Awards of Australia as 2020’s Mike Horsley Award recipient. Peter shared with us how he determines success in a learning resource, how he sees COVID-19 impacting the sector long-term, and…

The first Mike Horsley Award recipient – Peter Stannard

In September 2019, the educational publishing community awarded the first Mike Horsley Award in memory of the man who established the EPAAs and inspired so many. The inaugural recipient is Queensland-based author, publisher and teacher, Peter Stannard of Firefly Education who we hear from below.  Read Peter’s reflections on the progression of his career and some highlights, and also the thoughts of…

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…

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,…