World Teachers' Day Award Winner Catherine James
Catherine James (MTeach graduate) presented the University of Adelaide Educators SA World Teachers' Day Award Friday 29 October 2021.
On Friday 29 October 2021, the University of Adelaide’s Master of Teaching graduate Catherine James was awarded Educators SA World Teachers' Day Award. In a ceremony attended by the John Gardner MP, Minister for Education, Government of South Australia, and the sector heads from the Association of Independent Schools of South Australia
Department for Education, Catholic Education South Australia, and leaders from across the State held at the National Wine Centre.
Catherine James was initially a practising lawyer before commencing a Master of Teaching pre-service teacher at the University of Adelaide specialisation in Legal Studies and Humanities in 2020. Since starting her studies, she has demonstrated excellent discipline knowledge and classroom engagement. Her professional experience reports emphasise that she is well placed to be classroom-ready and has developed good relations with students on professional experience. She is a member of the Legal Education Teachers Association of South Australia.
Teachers (with support from parents and carers) have ensured education continues across the country this year, despite major challenges. It's reinforced the significant role teachers play in the lives of children and students, their families, and communities.
Photo: Associate Professor Mathew White (Acting Head, School of Education), John Gardner MP, Minister for Education, Government of South Australia and Catherine James (The University of Adelaide Educators SA World Teachers' Day Award recipient)