ASLA Early Career Teacher Librarian Award 2023

This national award, sponsored by Britannica Digital Learning, recognises and honours an Australian Teacher Librarian in their first five years of teaching, who has made an outstanding contribution to their school community and potentially beyond. This award acknowledges an early career Teacher Librarian for their high level of achievement in professional knowledge, practice and engagement they have made a positive impact on teaching and learning in their school.

For over 250 years Britannica has reimagined how the world discovers. Today, its mission remains the same: to inspire curiosity and the joy of learning and to ensure that learners can engage more deeply with the changing world. Britannica Digital Learning is proud to celebrate and support a new generation of education leaders, working in partnership to ensure that every student is challenged, empowered and engaged.

The Recipient of the Award will receive:

  • $1,000 as a Professional Learning Grant generously donated by Britannica Digital Learning
  • Free access to the ASLA Webinars for the Year
  • Trophy and certificate
  • The Award will be announced and presented at the ASLA Conference, April 2023.

Nomination for the Award 

Principals, professional colleagues and members of the school community are encouraged to nominate their Teacher Librarian for this award. The Nominator does not need to be a member of ASLA, however, the nominee must be a member of ASLA. The nominee must be a resident in Australia, have a recognised Teacher Librarian qualification and be in the first 5 years working as a qualified Teacher Librarian. 

The completed nomination must be submitted on time and include the following documentation: 

  • Scanned copies of qualifications

  • High-resolution photo of the nominee

  • Two testimonials 

  • Any other additional supporting evidence

Download the Nomination Form here. 

Nominations closed on Friday 10 March 2023

Please send completed documentation to:

Subject Heading: Nomination - Early Career Teacher Librarian Award 2023 - [Name]

Anyone interested in submitting a nomination please send an expression of interest to:

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