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The Prime Minister's Science Teacher Prize


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.

For more information please contact

Graeme Wake        This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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