ACE Aotearoa Annual Awards

File ACE Annual Awards Nomination Forms 

Nominations close 31 March 2022

The ACE Aotearoa Annual Awards are an opportunity to recognise excellence in adult and community education in Aotearoa. 

Award categories

ACE Aotearoa Annual Awards 2021

Educator of the year Tangata Whenua

This award recognises Māori Educators for outstanding service in, and contribution to, the development and delivery of adult and community education (for Māori). It is intended to be a tribute for outstanding work in teaching, training, administration, or a combination of these.

Community Based Programme of the year Tangata Whenua

This award recognises an adult learning programme for Māori learners that has achieved outstanding learning outcomes through innovative programme development, creative implementation and sound evaluation.

ACE Aotearoa member of the year Tangata Whenua

This award recognises an ACE Aotearoa member for outstanding service in, and contribution to, the development of the ACE Sector.  It is intended to be a tribute for outstanding work in governance, policy development, training, administration, or a combination of these.

Educator of the year Tangata Tiriti

This award recognises an individual for outstanding service in, and contribution to, the development and delivery of adult and community education. It is intended to be a tribute for outstanding work in teaching, training, administration, or a combination of these.

Community Based Programme of the year Tangata Tiriti

This award recognises an adult learning programme that has achieved outstanding learning outcomes through innovative programme development, creative implementation and sound evaluation.

ACE Aotearoa member of the year Tangata Tiriti

This award recognises an ACE Aotearoa member for outstanding service in, and contribution to, the development of the ACE Sector.  It is intended to be a tribute for outstanding work in governance, policy development, training, administration, or a combination of these.