There was an impressive field accross all the sciences and in 2016 Mathematical Sciences was added. But sadly, there were no candidates from Mathematics and Statistics.
About the prize:
- This Prize will be awarded to a permanently appointed registered teacher who is teaching science* to school-age children (in a primary, intermediate or a secondary New Zealand registered school) and who has been in the same role for at least 12 months prior to their nomination.
- The Prime Minister’s Science Teacher Prize is worth $150,000. The recipient will receive $50,000 with no expectations and the recipient’s school will receive $100,000 to use for the development of science1.
- Nominations close in September 2017.
*Taken to include teaching relevant to any of the science, technology, mathematics, pūtaiao, hangarau or pāngarau learning areas of the New Zealand curriculum.
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