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Notice 36 2019

Notice to Schools 36/2019 − 1 May 2019

VCE Leadership Awards 2019 - Applications open Wednesday 1 May

Principals/Directors, VCE Coordinators and VCE Teachers

Main points

Applications for the 2019 VCE Leadership Awards are now open.

The VCE Leadership Awards recognise the efforts of VCE students in promoting leadership and participation in their school and local community.

VCE Leadership students demonstrate initiative, inspire others, work well in a team, and are committed to making a difference. Nominees may participate in activities associated with the arts, sport, debating and public speaking. They may campaign for social justice, environmental protection and/or fundraising.

Schools are encouraged to advise appropriate candidates to consider applying for the awards.

Action required

Principals/Directors should note:

  • ensure VCE coordinators and VCE teachers are advised that VCE Leadership Award applications are open
  • promote the VCE Leadership Awards widely to students.

Critical date

Wednesday 31 July 2019 – applications for 2019 VCE Leadership Awards close

Additional information

VCE Leaders will be selected in mid-August 2019. Each Leader will then be invited to meet with the VCAA selection panel in September for a 10-minute interview, after which the VCE Leader of the Year will be selected.

The VCE Leader of the Year will be announced at the VCE Leadership Awards at Queens Hall, Parliament House, on Friday 20 September 2019.

For more information, including how to apply and profiles on past winners, visit the  VCE Leadership Awards webpage.

For further information on how to apply, contact the VCAA Media and Communications team on (03) 9032 1627 or email