This scholarship is open to principals, assistant principals and teachers currently teaching Geography in NSW secondary schools. The scholarship recognises teachers investigating effects of different pedagogy and curriculum delivery on student achievement in geography in secondary schools.
The successful applicant will undertake a study tour and follow-up activities of up to five weeks within Australia, with optional virtual international connections undertaken as appropriate. Study tour travel is to be completed in one block by 30 June 2023, with individual follow-up activities and reporting to be completed within 90 days of study tour completion.
Time may involve formal study (eg, undertaking a short course at a respected tertiary institution) or may involve a program of visits to sites, schools and institutions to conduct interviews, observe exemplary practices and collect resources for the preparation of teaching materials related to the specific scholarship category.
A portion of time (up to one week) should be allocated toward follow-up dissemination activities (eg, experience-sharing, professional learning) within and across NSW, either in-person or virtually. Study tour follow-up activities and outcomes should ideally include specific reference to enhancing rural and regional education.
One scholarship of $15,000 will be offered for travel during 2023.
Proudly supported by the NSW Department of Education.
The Scholarship Terms and Conditions apply to all Premier's Teacher Scholarships. Applicants are advised to follow the guide to applying when preparing and submitting an application. As part of the online application, applicants must upload the Endorsement of Application form and their curriculum vitae/resume.