Best Education or Training Program

Awarded to a program making an outstanding contribution to a specific event(s) or to the Australian events industry through education and training.

Eligibility Criteria 2017

  1. The education or training program that is the subject of the entry must have, at its core, the intention of educating or training people for activities at an event or for a career in the events industry.
  2. The education or training program that is the subject of the entry must have been available for participation by students between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017.
  3. The education or training program that is the subject of the entry must have been principally conceived, developed and delivered by people who are Australian Citizens or Permanent Residents of Australia.
  4. The entrant must be the owner of the education or training program to which the entry relates.

Judging Criteria 2017

  1. Degree to which the program has put in place strategies such as research or consultation to remain abreast of changes and to develop innovations in practices in the Australian events industry (20%)
  2. Degree of difficulty of developing and delivering the program to the marketplace considering its challenges (20%)
  3. Degree to which the program contributes to the success of the event, events or to the strength of the Australian Events Industry (15%)
  4. Contribution to the professional development of participants (10%)
  5. Clear industry links between the education program and the Australian events industry (10%)
  6. Degree to which the program is environmentally sustainable or engages in environmentally sustainable practices (10%)
  7. Degree to which claims made in the entry are supported with evidence such as reasons for the claim, statistics, independent commentary or stakeholder feedback (10%)
  8. Effective communication in the marketplace with regard to purpose and outcomes of the program (5%)
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