German Teacher Award 2018

The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany has issued an invitation for nominations for the 2018 German Teacher of the Year Award.

The winners will receive a personal prize and a certificate. The prizes will be presented during the “Sommerfest der Deutschen Sprache” in early summer of 2018. The Goethe-Institut’s Peter Boaks Prize, which recognises outstanding young(er) teachers of German, and two special prizes donated by the Austrian Cultural Forum and the Embassy of Switzerland will also be awarded.

The purpose of the award is to:

  • recognise the outstanding achievement by individual teachers of German in the UK
  • highlight and pay tribute to the work of German language teachers in primary and secondary schools in the UK
  • encourage the commitment of the winners’ schools to modern language teaching

Nominations must be completed by the headteacher of the German teacher. Please note that the deadline for submitting nominations is Monday 21 May 2018.

Further information can be found here.

Applications form can be found here.

ALL members were well represented at the German Teacher of the Year Award in 2017 – read about their achievements here.

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