18th Annual National Teaching Awards set to recognise SA Teachers

The Department of Basic Education will on Saturday 17 February 2018 through the 18th National Teaching Awards honor the selfless contributions of the nations most dedicated teachers.

Each year the Department recognizes and promotes the extraordinary efforts of some of the nations most dedicated teachers while promoting and saluting excellence in the teaching profession. Through the National Teaching Awards the Department of Basic Education acknowledges the extraordinary efforts of teachers, often achieved under very difficult conditions and in service to children from underprivileged families and economically depressed communities.

The 18th National Teaching Awards will recognise outstanding teaching and leadership in the following categories and awards:

  • Excellence in Primary School Teaching
  • Excellence in Secondary School Teaching
  • Excellence in Primary School Leadership
  • Excellence in Secondary School Leadership
  • Excellence in Grade R Teaching
  • Excellence in Special Needs Teaching
  • Excellence in Technology Enhanced Teaching and learning
  • Excellence in Teaching Mathematics
  • Excellence in Teaching Natural Science
  • Nelson Mandela Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Prof Kader Asmal Award

Members of the media wishing to attend the National Teaching Awards are requested to kindly complete the attached form for accreditation. Please note that Accreditation is vital owing to limited space only accredited members of the media will be granted access to the venue. All accreditation details should be sent to Mr. Terence Khala (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

Members of the media are invited to attend the National Teaching Awards as follows:

Date:             Saturday, 17 February 2018

Time:              13h00

Venue:       Sandton Convention Centre, 161 Maude St, Sandton, Johannesburg,

Enquiries:  Elijah Mhlanga - 083 580 8275

                        Troy Martens - 079 899 3070


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