Noreen Wilcox Awards & Pam Gray Oration 2018

Thursday 26th July 2018

Buy Single Ticket AU$25 Buy Group Ticket AU$150

Event Details

We are pleased to invite you to the annual Noreen Wilcox Awards and Pam Gray Oration 2018.

The Australian College of Educators award for Excellence in Education was established in the Peninsula region in 1993. The award has been modelled on the career of Noreen Wilcox, an exemplary model of a teacher. The evening recognises the excellence of teachers in both the classroom and non-classroom based settings and in various career phases.

The evening will include the presentation of awards to teachers in Beginning and Accomplished career phases and the Pam Gray Oration. Family, friends and colleagues of nominees are all welcome to attend.

The ticket cost for this event includes drinks and canapés.

Guest Speaker

Trevor Gordon

Educational Consultant

Trevor began his educational career as a mathematics and physics teacher before being promoted to Head of Department Mathematics.

He served as a secondary school principal for 21 years and was the Principal of Cairns State High School from 1999-2010. Under his leadership, the school grew from 950 students to 1,450 students. Cairns High was one of the first schools in Queensland to both achieve accreditation as a member of the Council of International Schools (CIS) and to introduce the International Baccalaureate Diploma. 

During his years as principal, Trevor continued to be involved in curriculum review and development and served as a State Secondary Schools’ Representative on the Queensland Studies Authority Reference Group providing advice on curriculum development and implementation. 

In 2012 Trevor worked as an Assistant Regional Director in the Northern Region of Queensland. He continues to work with principals across Queensland as a mentor and coach. Trevor has 40 years experience as an educator and remains passionately committed to school improvement.


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