Singleton teacher takes out two awards


Erin Woodage (right) with Curtin University vice-chancellor Professor Deborah Terry.
Erin Woodage (right) with Curtin University vice-chancellor Professor Deborah Terry.

MANDURAH Baptist College teacher Erin Woodage was recognised twice at the Curtin University School of Education 2018 Awards Night.

Ms Woodage was the recipient of the Teachers Mutual Bank excellence in research award, presented to a graduate with a high result in their undergraduate core research unit.

She was also presented with the Primary English Teaching Association Australia award for excellence, acknowledging her outstanding ability in academic studies and teaching practice in a pre-service primary teaching course.

She completed a Bachelor of Education in Primary Education at Curtin University and is currently a Year 6 teacher.

Curtin University School of Education acting head Karen Murcia said the annual award ceremony showcased the outstanding achievements of recent passionate and dedicated graduates.

“We set high expectations for our Curtin School of Education students and these award winning graduates have risen to the call for educational excellence. We are all very proud of our students and of what they have achieved,” Dr Murcia said.

“They are inspirational individuals who will ensure quality outcomes by working to make a difference in education.”

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