STELR Teacher wins WA award

Jade Warrington who teaches at Newton Moore Senior High School in Western Australia has won the Curtin University Teaching Excellence Award as part of the 2016 Western Australia Regional Achievement and Community Awards.

Jade was influential in developing the Engineering Specialist and Science Horizons extensions programs. Jade coordinated robotics and bridge building workshops and her students competed in the state finals of the 2016 Bridge Building Competition. With a focus on renewable energy she implemented the STELR program winning the Australian Regional Education Award. Jade was invited to co-present at the Society for Provision of Education in Rural Australia conference.

The 2016 winners of the prestigious awards were announced on 28th October, at a Gala Presentation Dinner held at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre. 

Winners each received a magnificent trophy and a $2,000 Award prize from Foundation Partner, Commonwealth Bank.