Awards

 

Early Childhood Australia prestigious awards are highly recognised within the early childhood education and care sector, acknowledging the valuable role that professional educators play in promoting and enhancing the delivery of early years learning. The award recipients are announced during the Early Childhood Australia National Conference, which attracts over 1500 educators and academics from the sector.

The following awards are now open:

Barbara Creaser Memorial Lecture Award
  • Barbara Creaser Memorial Lecture Award
  • Barbara Creaser Young Advocates Award
Doctoral Thesis Award
  • ECA Doctoral Thesis Award
HESTA Early Childhood Education & Care Awards
  • HESTA Early Childhood Education & Care Awards

 

Barbara Creaser Awards and ECA Doctoral Thesis Awards timeline

2021 SELECTION PROCESS TIMELINE
Applications open 17 June 2020
Applications close 5 October 2020
Applicants are advised of the outcome First week of December 2020
Arrangements for conference registration and presentations are confirmed January 2021
Award recipients are announced at the Early Childhood Australia Conference 21—24 April 2021