Do you know someone who could be nominated for the SIDE Hall of Fame? SIDE is seeking nominations for two people in 2020.

The SIDE Hall of Fame was a Centenary of Distance Education project that celebrated the post-school achievements of former students.

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The 2019 recipient was Gwyneth Graham (AM), a former Correspondence School student who received the Award for her commitment to social justice for groups within the community through a range of church and welfare organisations. Previous recipients of the Award are Clarence Eakins, Sadie Canning MBE, Tonya McCusker AM, Dr Martin Dougiamas, Troye Sivan Mellet and Tamsin Cook. Read more about these former students.

The Hall of Fame recognises and honours former students who have:

  • excelled in their field of endeavour (career, academic, performance, athletic or service to community) and/or have made a significant contribution to distance education in WA
  • spent a minimum of 2 years at a WA distance education school* as either a full time home-based or school-based student
  • exhibited values and behaviour that reflect the core values of the Department of Education and SIDE.

    *Correspondence School, The Isolated Students Matriculation Scheme, The Early Childhood Education Scheme, SIDE Primary School, SIDE Middle School, SIDE Post-Compulsory School, Distance Education Centre and School of Isolated and Distance Education

Nomination forms are available here.

SIDE Hall of Fame applications close Friday 14 August.