Awards

2018 Award Nominations 

Video footage from the 2016 Awards Lunch held at the International Conference on the Gold Coast can be found by clicking on the below links:

Institutional Leadership Award

Trevor Wigney Award

Nominations will formally open in 2018 for the preeminent Advancement Awards program in Australasia. Note: Submissions can relate to projects beginning from July 2016 – so you can start collating this information now)

The 3 finalists from each category will be offered a free TEDx Presentation Training Course (either online or at the half day pre-conference workshop) and  also invited to showcase their nomination in a 5 min presentation at the Breakfast Blitz session at the 2018 International Conference.

 

 

Information about the 2018 Awards

Who could apply? Awards are open to Educate Plus members in both the tertiary and school sectors. The judges have the option to  award a winner in each sector. Projects commenced after July 2016  will be eligible.

Judging: This is completed by Educate Plus Fellows who have specialised in a particular field.

What did you win: Acknowledgment and kudos from colleagues, an engraved plaque, written citation and certificate, free TEDx presentation course, the opportunity to share and showcase nominations at the International and selected Chapter Conferences.

Awards include:

AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE – MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS

MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS CAMPAIGN

  • Recognising excellence in a reputation and/or profile building campaign (e.g. advertising, branding identity, newsletters, brochures, annual reports, etc.)

MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS ONLINE

  • Recognising excellence and/or innovation in online / digital media, for communications, marketing and engagement goals (e.g. website, social media, viral marketing, etc.)

EducatePlus_PractitionerAwards 2018- Marketing

AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE – FUNDRAISING

FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN – ANNUAL GIVING

  • Recognising excellence in an Annual Giving fundraising campaign

FUNDRAISING – CAPITAL CAMPAIGN OR MAJOR GIFTS PROGRAM OR BEQUESTS

  • Recognising excellence in a Capital Campaign or Major Gifts program or Bequests program

FUNDRAISING EVENT

  • Recognising excellence in a Fundraising event

EducatePlus_PractitionerAwards 2018 – Fundraising

AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE – ALUMNI & COMMUNITY RELATIONS

ALUMNI AND/OR COMMUNITY CAMPAIGN

  • Recognising excellence in a series of activities or programs designed to engage with Alumni and/or Community

ALUMNI AND/OR COMMUNITY EVENT

  • Recognising excellence in a specific event for Alumni and/or Community

ALUMNI AND/OR COMMUNITY PUBLICATION

  • Recognising excellence in an Alumni and/or Community publication of any media type (e.g. printed, video, digital brochure, etc.)

EducatePlus_PractitionerAwards 2018- Alumni

AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE – ADMISSIONS

ADMISSIONS CAMPAIGN AND/OR EVENTS

  • Recognising excellence in a campaign and/or specific event directed at securing enrolments (e.g. advertising program, Open Day)

ADMISSIONS PUBLICATION

  • Recognising excellence in a publication, using any medium, specifically targeting enrolments. (e.g. prospectus, institutional video)

EducatePlus_PractitionerAwards 2018-Admissions

NEWCOMER AWARD

  • The Educate Plus Newcomer Award recognises an Educate Plus member who commenced working in the field of educational advancement since the beginning of the previous Educate Plus International Conference year.
  • It recognises that the recipient has made an immediate contribution to their institution through their work and is an encouragement for them to remain in the industry.
  • Nominees must satisfy the following criteria:

○         Have commenced working in the field of educational advancement since the beginning of the previous Educate Plus International Conference year (i.e. July 2016)

○         Be a financial member of Educate Plus.

○         Have demonstrated involvement in their Educate Plus Chapter (e.g. by attending Professional Development, registering for the Educate Plus mentor program, etc.)

○         Exemplify the highest standards of ethical conduct.

EducatePlus_PractitionerAwards 2018- Newcomer

MENTOR AWARD

  • The Educate Plus Mentor Award recognises an Educate Plus member who has provided a strong sense of motivation and encouragement, a willingness to share ideas and experiences and provided practical support to their mentee through their participation in the Educate Plus Mentor Program.
  • Nominees must satisfy the following criteria:

o    Be a financial member of Educate Plus.

  • Nominated mentors will be judged on the following criteria:

o    Regular contact with the mentee (at least quarterly over the previous 12 months)

o    Has instilled a strong sense of support and solidarity to the mentee

o    Has given considered, professional and effective advice

o    Positive demonstrated outcomes for the mentee from the advice provided

○         Demonstrated a willingness to exceed the expectations of the mentee

EducatePlus_PractitionerAwards 2019- Mentoring

VOLUNTEER LEADERSHIP AWARD

  • The Educate Plus Volunteer Leadership Award was introduced in 2008 to pay tribute to the strong contributions of our volunteers who advance education in Australasia.
  • Nominees must satisfy the following criteria:

o    Be a volunteer who has not received any or minimal compensation for their contribution/s.

o    Have an outstanding ability to create a vision and inspire other volunteers and staff.

o    Increase the stature of their school / institution in the wider community.

o    Exemplify the highest standards of ethical conduct.

EducatePlus_PractitionerAwards 2018- Volunteer

INSTITUTIONAL LEADER AWARD

  • The Educate Plus Institutional Leadership Award recognises an educational leader who has supported and contributed to the role of advancement in their school / institution.
  • Nominees must satisfy the following criteria:

o    Be a Principal, Vice-Chancellor, Board Member or Chair of Foundation (or equivalent) at a school / institution in Australasia.

o    Have demonstrated outstanding ability to promote and support the advancement function within their school / institution and the wider community.

o    Have been personally involved at a significant level in an advancement initiative or initiatives.

EducatePlus_PractitionerAwards 2018- Institutional Leadership

TREVOR WIGNEY AWARD

  • The Trevor Wigney Award is Educate Plus’ most prestigious recognition of a member for outstanding service in educational advancement in Australasia.
  • It recognises individuals who have made a significant contribution through exceptional advancement success and who have advanced the professionalism of their colleagues by mentoring and giving generously of their time, expertise, vision and conviction.

Application process

  • Nominations for the Trevor Wigney Award are made by Educate Plus Chapter Presidents.

 

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