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Nominations 2017

2017 nominations are now OPEN!


Nominate exceptional early childhood professionals for one of the four Awards below.

They could win amazing professional development rewards and you could win an amazing Springfree Trampoline!  

Nominate online

Click here: Individual Awards Nomination Form

  • Springfree Trampoline Early Childhood Educator of the Year
  • Nestle NAN Early Childhood Director of the Year
  • Educational Experience Rising Star Award

Click here: Team/Group Award Nomination Form

  • MyLife MySuper Early Childhood Service of the Year

Download a nomination form

PDFClick to download an Individual Awards nomination form

PDFClick to download a Team/Group Awards nomination form

Download the appropriate nomination form using the links above and return the completed form to:

Email: nominations@earlyeducationandcareawards.com.au

Mail: Australian Family Early Education & Care Awards, 34 High Street, Glen Iris, VIC, 3146

Fax: (03) 9885 1611

Nominations will only be accepted on the official Nomination Form (or a photocopy of it).

Tips For Completing The Nomination Form

  1. You must provide contact details for your nominee for your nomination to be valid
  2. Answer all the questions to the best of your ability
  3. Include accurate contact details for your nominee so we can send them a certificate
  4. YOU MUST PROVIDE AN ACCURATE EMAIL ADDRESS FOR YOUR NOMINEE (OR THEIR EMPLOYER) SO WE CAN CONTACT THEM!
  5. When writing about your nominee's outstanding achievements:
  • We strongly advise online nominators to type and save your answer elsewhere on your computer, then copy and paste into the form;
  • Provide as much detail as possible;
  • Include examples wherever possible;
  • Tell us about how your nominee stands out from everyone else and what they do that is different and beyond everyday good practice!
  • It may be difficult but please limit your response to 200 words!
  • Every nominee will be invited to submit further information about themselves for the judges to assess.

Choosing The Right Form

Use the Individual Nomination Form to nominate an individual early years’ educator/carer in one or more of these categories:

  • Springfree Trampoline Early Childhood Educator of the Year - Anyone currently working as an educator/ carer/ teacher in a licensed and registered and/or accredited 0-5 years children’s service or out of school hours school aged care service.
  • Nestle NAN Early Childhood Director of the Year - Anyone currently working as the person in charge of a licensed and registered and/or accredited 0-5 years children’s service or out of school hours school aged care service.
  • Educational Experience Rising Star Award - Anyone currently working for five years or less as an educator/ carer/ teacher/person in charge in a licensed and registered and/or accredited 0-5 years children’s service or out of school hours school aged care service.

Use the Team/Group Nomination Form to nominate a team or group of educators/carers working together in an early years service in the category of:

  • MyLife MySuper Early Childhood Service of the Year - any licensed and registered and/or accredited 0-5 years children’s service or out of school hours school aged care service.