The Educator received nominations for the ninth annual Hot List between 17 July and 11 August. The team obtained details of the nominees’ achievements and contributions to the profession.
Nominees were evaluated based on the overall impact of their work in the K–12 education sector over the past 12 months, demonstrating expertise in linking theory and practice and designing and implementing innovations that provide students with high-quality educational experiences.
Although narrowing down the list of candidates was challenging, the selection process was worthwhile, thanks to the achievements of the 50 winners who represent the cutting edge of educational excellence in Australia.
The 2023 Hot List is proudly supported by the Positive Education Schools Association (PESA).
PESA is a peak association of schools, universities, educators, parents, researchers, charities and other community members who share an interest in an evidence-based approach to wellbeing and a commitment to supporting schools, students and the wider community to flourish. The association is based in Australia with a national focus and also welcomes international members.
For the science of wellbeing and positive psychology to be integrated throughout the education system, enabling all students, schools and communities to flourish.
To lead, promote and foster the implementation and development of positive education.