ABOUT THE 2020 STUDENT OF THE YEAR AWARDS
Eligibility: The 2020 Student of the Year nominations are all students who undertook formal study with an Australian not-for-profit adult and community education (ACE) organisation during the period 1 September 2019 through 31 August 2020, with nominations submitted through their community education provider. All students needed to be at least 18 years old by 31 August 2020.
Judging: Decisions on the Award winner/s will be based on the judging criteria of career and study achievements; communication, team and leadership skills development; and achievements in areas other than study and work, including community involvement. More details on judging criteria can be found in the Terms and Conditions link here (PDF).
Prizes: Cash prizes are proudly funded by the NSW Government.
Nominations: CCA welcomed all nominations from all not-for-profit Australian adult and community education providers, not limited to member organisations.
Judges for this year’s Community Education Student of the Year Awards are Vanessa Iles, Manager of the Reading Writing Hotline, and Gordon Amann, former CEO & Principal of Coffs Coast Community College. The judging panel is chaired by Dr Don Perlgut, CEO of Community Colleges Australia.
Winners of previous years Awards: This the fourth year of these Awards; the 2017, 2018 and 2019 CCA Community Education Student of the Year Award winners and nominees are available here.