Vasse teacher among State’s best
Vasse Primary School’s Tasmin Drummond has been named as WA’s Beginning Teacher of the Year.
Ms Drummond claimed the top honour at this morning’s WA Education Awards.
Ms Drummond, who teaches Year 5 and 6, was recognised for her efforts to make students’ emotional needs a priority.
As the school’s designated technology expert, Ms Drummond is the go-to teacher for coding and technology.
The second-year teacher uses her passion for these subjects to inspire the students.
Ms Drummond helped a student win an Airblock drone for the school and her passion for coding also led to a popular afterschool program, 'Girls can code'.
Fellow South West winners included Newton Moore Senior High School's Lois Little, who won the title of WA Aboriginal and Islander Education Officer of the Year, while Bunbury Senior High School was crowned WA Secondary School of the Year.
Busselton Senior High School principal Dainon Couzic and Cape Naturaliste College principal Mark Gillett were both finalists in the WA Secondary Principal of the Year category, and Busselton Senior High School’s Gwen Gray was a finalist forWA Aboriginal and Islander Education Officer of the Year.
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