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Awards for Excellence in Australian Kodály-inspired Music Education

The Awards for Excellence in Australian Kodály-inspired Music Education seek to recognise members of our community who have demonstrated an outstanding contribution and impact benefitting Australian Kodály-inspired music education.

2022 Recipients

Early Career Teacher
Melissa Foss (WA)

Mentoring
Hayley Blakiston (Vic)
Katharine Finlayson (ACT)
Gaby Freer (SA)
Dr Anthony Young (Qld)

Including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples’ Perspectives
John Goulter (Qld)
Renée Heron (Vic)

Innovation
Dr Michael Bradshaw (NSW)
Joel Copeland (ACT)
Andrew Pennay (Qld)
Rosalie Scott (WA)

Research
Dr Aleta King (NSW)

About the Awards

2022 Awards for Excellence Information Sheet and Nomination Form

Recipients will be awarded for each of the following categories for work completed within the past two years:

1. Innovation – for outstanding innovation in Australian Kodály-inspired music education
2. Research – for outstanding research output (including traditional and creative works) investigating Australian Kodály-inspired music education
3. Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples’ Perspectives – for an outstanding example of including Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples’ perspectives in Australian Kodaly-inspired music education
4. Early Career Teacher (within 5 years of completing initial teacher education) – for an outstanding example of early-career teaching practice informed by Australian Kodály-inspired music education
5. Mentoring – for an outstanding example of mentoring in Australian Kodály-inspired music education

Each application will be assessed according to the following criteria relevant to the nominated category:

1. Demonstrated personal teaching and musical excellence
2. Demonstrated contribution of work to Australian Kodály-inspired music education and/or the Kodály Australia community
3. Demonstrated impact of work on Australian Kodály-inspired music education and/or the Kodály Australia community
4. Potential model for others

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Nominations for the 2024 awards will open at the end of 2023.  

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