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2019 NSW Chapter Learning Environments Awards

  • 30 October 2019
  • 10:00 PM
  • Online process. Awards Event to be held on 28 Nov (tbc)

Registration

(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • Please register here for your overall entry. You will be able to select categories, input project details and pay the entry fees by following the instructions.

Registration is closed

Learning Environments NSW Chapter Awards Registration

FINAL EXTENSION to 20 September 2019

As a leader in the field of educational facilities, Learning Environments invites you to make submissions for the 2019 Learning Environments New South Wales Chapter Awards.


These Awards are open to registered LEA members whose projects demonstrate excellence in the planning and design of educational facilities in New South Wales.


The core mission of the awards is to celebrate excellent learning spaces where innovative architectural ideas support the education philosophy.


Awards will be presented on Thursday 28th November (tbc) at our Annual End of Year Drinks and Awards Event.


There are 8 Categories for the Awards: It will be at the discretion of the jury as to whether to present an Award and/or Commendations for each category.


All entries must have been occupied for at least 6 months (from March 2019) and construction completed within the last 3 years to qualify for entry.


If you are unsure which category your project “best fits”, please contact the awards coordinator and confirm BEFORE submission.


Category 1: New Construction / New Educational Facility

This category applies to construction of a new school or educational institution on a new site/campus. These buildings may be the first stage of the new facility.


Category 2:  New Construction / New Individual Facility(ies) Over AU$8 Million. This category applies to a new building or new buildings in an existing school or campus.


Category 3: New Construction / New Individual Facility(ies) Under AU$8 Million. This category applies to a new building or new buildings in an existing school or campus.


Category 4: Renovation / Modernisation Over AU$5 Million.  This category applies to renovated and modernised facilities – entrants need to demonstrate the changes that have occurred from old to new by photos and/or plans.


Category 5: Renovation / Modernisation Under AU$5 Million.  This category applies to renovated and modernised facilities – entrants need to demonstrate the changes that have occurred from old to new.


Category 6: Buildings or renovation/modernisation under AU$2 Million: A learning environment that has been achieved within a modest budget. Entrants can be a new building or a renovation/modernisation project.


Category 7: Landscaping/Outdoor Learning Area. Designed to showcase outdoor learning environments targeted to improving educational outcomes.


Category 8: An Innovative Education Initiative. Designed to showcase significant contributions to learning environments by schools, educators, students, designers, community organisations etc. Education Initiative must have been delivered to students from the start of March 2019.


Project Types can include:

  • Early Years
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • Specialist
  • Tertiary
  • TAFE

 

A registration fee of AU$270 +GST per entry submission, will be charged.


Note: One educational facility may be entered in multiple categories. However, one AU$270 +GST fee for each entry/category the educational facility is entered is payable. Submissions for an educational facility entered in multiple categories should be tailored to suit each category [i.e: the text and photographs].


Entries for which no fee has been received will not be able to progress to Judging.


Projects withdrawn between registration and submission closing will receive a 50% refund only. No refund will be available after the submission closing date on 6 October, 2019


Payment/withdrawal must be received by C.O.B 20 September, 2019 - FINAL EXTENSION (close of registration).

 


Timeline: (Please follow a 2-Step process)


Step 1Register online here between 12 August - 20 September 2019 - FINAL EXTENSION. You will be emailed an invoice.


Step 2: Submit your project(s) here from 9 September, 2019. Entries close on 6 October, 2019.


 

For a step-by-step guide on the submission procedure and detail information of each award categories:

 

Download Submittal Information here:

2019- LEA NSW - INFORMATION FOR ENTRANTS_Rev2.pdf


This information will guide you through the process of entering the awards.

 

Questions regarding payment? Contact Helen Murray at admin@a4le.org.au 


Questions regarding submissions? Contact the NSW Chapter Awards Coordinator Rachael Drayton via lea.nsw.awards@gmail.com or 0422 493 088.


Thank you for entering the awards and good luck with your submission!



              

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