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Maggie Iaquinto VCE Computing Educator of the Year

The DLTV Maggie Iaquinto VCE Computing Educator of the Year Award recognises the importance of the work of a VCE teacher, which significantly contributes to computing at the senior secondary level.

The winner of the award will receive:

  • An award presented at the next DLTV state conference, DigiCon.

  • Individual membership to DLTV for one year.

  • Recognition on the DLTV website.


Nominees must be based in a school and considered a member of the teaching staff of that school. Applicants must be either an individual member of DLTV or a staff member of a DLTV member school or learning institution.

The VCE award acknowledges the work of Victorian teachers who teach any of the following Senior Secondary School subjects:

  • VCE Unit 1: IT in action, Unit 2: IT pathways Units 3 & 4: IT Applications, Units 3 & 4: Software Development

  • VCE Algorithmics (HESS)

  • VCE VET – Cisco, ICT, Integrated Technologies, Interactive Digital Media

Submission Process

Nomination should be supplied to the Chair of the selection committee (at office@dltv.vic.edu.au) by 31st May. Submissions for awards should be restricted to six pages only (or equivalent) of printable information with the exception of supporting evidence in other media. Application should include:

  • Cover Letter

  • Nomination Statement (including reference to criteria)

  • Letters of Recommendation (minimum of two)

Criteria for Selection

This award recognises significant achievement, advocacy, support, passion and promotion of the distinguished work by a leading computing educator of senior students. This may include their work to enhance the overall quality of the course that they teach by:

  • Teaching at least one of the above subjects for a period of at least 2 years.

  • Networking with other VCE teachers who teach in similar areas.

  • Providing professional learning opportunities for other teachers.

  • Actively participating in relevant social networking engagements.

  • Inspiring others to strive for excellence and innovation.

  • Developing and disseminating resources for the wider education community.

  • Contributing to curriculum, assessment and resources.

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