Big Picture Advisory Teacher wins national teaching prize

Congratulations to Alison Inskeep, Advisory Teacher at Lake Tuggeranong College. Alison is 1 of 10 winners of the "A Day Made Better" awards sponsored by OfficeMax.

A Day Made Better rewards and recognises exceptional primary and secondary school teachers and received over 39,000 nominations from across the country.

Jackie Vaughan from Lake Tuggeranong College writes:

Ali has been a passionate and inspiring educator for many years and has dedicated her life to children. Ali has worked across sectors - primary school, as a high school consultant and now in a senior secondary setting. Ali is now a champion for personalised learning and is an Advisory Teacher in the Big Picture Academy. Her students adore her because she sets high standards for them, always believes in their potential and expects them all to dream big. She relentlessly explores opportunities for students at risk and never walks away from them. She has been a humble mentor for beginning teachers, a strong advocate of social justice and has embraced innovation and change over her many years as an educator. Ali is an incredible teacher who always thinks of others first; she deserves to win.

Congratulations Alison!

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