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Excellence and Innovation Awards

The C&K Excellence and Innovation Awards recognise C&K people and centres who work collaboratively, and who are innovative and creative with their programs. Each of the winners embodies the values of C&K and we’re excited to showcase and celebrate their great work.

C&K has a proud history of recognising and supporting individuals and centres who champion children, families, and the community.

2022 Excellence and Innovation Award Categories

  • Pedagogy and Practice
  • Children, Families, and Community
  • Exceptional People
  • Kaizen (Change for Better)
  • Leadership and Advocacy

2022 Winners

Emeritus Professor Mary Mahoney AO Award for Excellence in Early Childhood Education and Care

  • Louise Stallard - C&K Forestview Community Kindergarten

Pedagogy and Practice

  • Exceptional Practice - C&K Ripley Childcare Centre (Kindergarten Team: Jessica Sommerville and Amy Wirepa)
  • Continuous Improvement - C&K Caboolture Community Kindergarten

Children, Families, and Community

  • Exceptional Practice - C&K Wilston Community Childcare Centre
  • Continuous Improvement - West Moreton Community Kindergarten

Exceptional People

  • Exceptional Practice - Kylie Goodwin (C&K Marian Community Kindergarten)
  • Continuous Improvement - Carly Smith (C&K Kuluin Community Kindergarten)

Kaizen (Change for Better)

  • Exceptional Practice - C&K Coolum Childcare Centre
  • Continuous Improvement - Wynnum Manly Community Kindergarten

Leadership and Advocacy

  • Exceptional Practice - Louise Stallard (C&K Forestview Community Kindergarten)
  • Continuous Improvement - C&K Gabbinbar Community Kindergarten

Past winners