2015 Premier's Teacher Scholarships Reports

Scholarships awarded in 2014 - scholars travelled during 2015

Scholarship Recipient Report
Premier's Adobe Information and Communication Technologies Scholarship Maria Russell - Armidale City Public School Connecting regional and rural gifted primary students (K–6) using engaging and innovative technologies
Premier's Anika Foundation Youth Depression Awareness Scholarship Kimberley De Deckker - Holroyd High School Fostering post traumatic growth to promote youth mental health and resilience
Premier's Anika Foundation Youth Depression Awareness Scholarship Hayley Jeffery - Deniliquin High School Building resilience early to prevent youth depression: Examining best practice in evidence-based social and emotional learning programs
Premier's Australian Association of Special Education NSW Chapter Research to Practice Special Education Scholarship Kristyne Smith - Hobartville Public School iPads as assistive technology in inclusive education
Premier's Commonwealth Bank Vocational Education Scholarship Craig Miller - Denison College of Secondary Education, Kelso High Campus Can simulated workplace environments make a positive contribution to student outcomes
Premier's Contemporary Asian Art Scholarship Sueanne Matthews - Karabar High School Re-Orient: Dis-Orient
Premier's Copyright Agency Creativity and Innovation Scholarship Karen Profilio - North Sydney Girls High School Street SmART — Socially connected visual arts
Premier's Early Childhood Education Council Early Childhood Scholarship Kate Kennedy White - Bondi Public School Investigating introducing philosophy in NSW Early Childhood Centres
Premier's English Teachers Association English Scholarship Alexander Wharton - William Clarke College, Kellyville The delusion of the great American novel: A study of texts and contexts
Premier's First State Super Financial Literacy Scholarship Susan Powell - Killara High School Financial Literacy — On line and below the line
Premier's HTA History Scholarships Renuka Senthevadivel - Cecil Hills High School The migration difference
Premier's HTA History Scholarships Melissa Sorial - SCEGGS Darlinghurst Digital teaching and learning in Australian archaeology: Project Archaeohub
Premier's IOOF Centre for Educational and Medical Research Itinerant Support Teacher (Vision) Scholarship Carly Turnbull - Orara High School Equity and access to the Australian National Curriculum for students with low vision: Using optical low vision aids in the school environment
Premier's Kingold Chinese Language Teacher Scholarship Katie Grubb - Southern Cross School of Distance Education, East Ballina Collaborative practice, technology and redesign in Chinese language courses
Premier's Masterton Homes Special Education Scholarship Michelle Montgomery - Niland School SSP, Blackett Trauma-Informed Practices and Systems in Schools (TIPS): present dilemmas, future possibilities
Premier's PwC Leadership Scholarship Grant Scarborough - Oxley Vale Public School Keeping it real: How can an educational leader maintain a connection with teaching and learning?
Premier's TAFE Scholarship Tanya Dobble - TAFE NSW, Sydney Institute Bridging the three pillars – Schools, the Training Sector & Industry to build skills for a new creative economy
Premier's TAFE Scholarship Merilynne Van Der Wagen - TAFE NSW, Northern Sydney Institute Information and Communications Technology skills required by event managers
Premier's Teachers Health Fund Health Education Scholarship Jocelyn Brewer - Chester Hill High School Teaching digital nutrition: Promoting healthy online and technology habits to young people using digital citizenship education
Premier's Teachers Mutual Bank New and Emerging Technologies Scholarship Renee Fagan - Lightning Ridge Central School Exploring iPad use to improve literacy among young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students
Premier's University of Wollongong Early Childhood Scholarship Alexandra Harper - SCEGGS Redlands, Cremorne Exploring how Forest Schools principles can improve students learning in Australia
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