Will Hodgman

Premier of Tasmania



20 September 2019

Jeremy Rockliff, Minister for Education and Training

Together We Inspire Awards

Congratulations to all principals, teachers, support staff and volunteers who were last night recognised at the Together We Inspire Awards in Hobart.

Education is at the heart of the Hodgman majority Liberal Government’s Plan to grow our economy and improve social outcomes for Tasmanians.

Awards like this reinforce the important role educators, volunteers and support staff a play in supporting the growth, aspiration, achievement and wellbeing of Tasmanian learners.

Each of the finalists were recognised in award categories themed around the core values of Aspiration, Respect, Courage and Growth.

Overall Award

Tasplan Together We Inspire Award

*             Elizabeth College Advanced Academic Diploma Team, Elizabeth College

School Leadership Award

*             Stuart Dwyer – Principal, Flinders Island District High School and Cape Barren School

Engaging our Learners Award (Early Learning)

*             Rowena Wilkinson – Principal, Early Childhood Intervention Centre - North Hobart

Engaging our Learners Award (Primary P-6)

*             Annette Langdon – Assistant Principal, Glen Dhu Primary School

Engaging our Learners Award (Secondary 7-12)

*             Creating Connections A and B – Hellyer College

Engaging our Learners Award (Adults)

*             Iona Johnson – Literacy Coordinator – Risdon Prison, Libraries Tasmania

Outstanding Early Career Employee Award

*             Abby Dillon – Teacher, Austins Ferry Primary School

Outstanding Support Employee of the Year Award

*             Dom Monypenny – Laboratory Technician, Hobart College

Teacher Health Wellbeing Award

*             Claremont College Wellbeing Team

Telstra Excellence in Innovation Award

*             Matt Eyles – Teacher, Hobart College

Volunteers of the Year Award (all 3 finalists recognised)

*             Sheree Martin – Lansdowne Crescent Primary School

*             Shelley Charlton – Glenorchy Library

*             Michael Garner – Cygnet Primary School

*             Hannah Brand – Waimea Heights Primary School

Literacy Champion Award

*             Talking and Language for Kids Team (T.A.L.K)

Numeracy Champion Award

*             Latrobe-Kentish Numeracy Leaders



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