2017 VPA Study Awards

2017 Study Awards


Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 VPA Study Awards


Four lucky VPA members were announced as Study Award winners in their chosen area at the 2017 VPA Annual Conference Dinner on Thursday 17th August.

Winners were awarded a study grant of $5,000 in the following categories:

  1. Developing Others - Building Capacity - Award by Woods Furniture
    Corey Pohlner, Principal Woady Yaloak Primary School
    Title: Developing a School Wide Stress Free Culture

  2. Principal Health and Wellbeing - Award by Teachers Health Fund
    Shelby Papadopoulos, Principal Colac Primary School
    Title: Clinical and Professional Supervision for Principals   

  3. Promoting School and Community Links - Award by Victoria Teachers Mutual Bank
    Andrew Parry, Principal Horsham West and Haven Primary School
    Title: Happy and Healthy School Communities

  4. Building Positive and Respectful Relationships - Award by Frontier Financial Group
    Danny Forrest, Principal Donald School
    Title: Maintaining, Building and Creating More Sustainable Personal Relationships

Congratulations to our winners and best wishes for your school project.


The VPA would like to acknowledge the generous financial support provided by the following companies who sponsored the 2017 Study Awards Program:





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2016 VPA Study Award Winners
To see the winners of last year's VPA Study Awards and to read a full report on the 2015 Developing Others - Building Capacity VPA Study Award winner Deborah Harry (Hillsmeade Primary School), click here

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