Presentation Evening

This is an occasion that recognises and celebrates the voluntary work of professional teaching associations during the year and is an opportunity for the profession to meet socially.

The Presentation Evening for 2018 awards is being held on 20 February 2018. Invitation will be sent out to all our member associations, professional guests and award recipients and their families and friends.


Professional Teachers’ Council NSW presents a number of annual awards to individuals and organisations that have contributed to enhancing the status of teaching as a profession.

Outstanding Professional Service Award

This award is made by the Professional Teachers’ Council NSW on behalf of professional associations in recognition of the voluntary work undertaken by committee members of professional teachers’ associations. The award recognises individual committee member’s outstanding professional contribution to education in NSW made through a professional teachers’ association.

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Media Award and Regional Media Award

The Professional Teachers’ Council NSW Media Award is presented to a person or persons working in the media industry for the positive portrayal of the work of teachers and schools and their recognition of the value to the community of teaching as a profession.



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Exceptional Service Award

The Professional Teachers’ Council NSW Exceptional Service Awards are presented to PTC NSW Board members and others for their exceptional service over a significant period of time to the Professional Teachers’ Council NSW, member professional associations and education in NSW.

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Certificate of Appreciation

Presented by the Professional Teachers’ Council NSW in recognition of the associations’ voluntary contributions during the year to quality education, the students of NSW and the teaching profession.


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Professor Dame Marie Bashir Medal

This prestigious award, in honour of the Professional Teachers’ Council NSW patron Professor The Honourable Dame Marie Bashir AD CVO, was presented for the first time in 2016.

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World Teachers' Day

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