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Nominations open for teaching awards

Nominations for the 2014 Prime Minister’s Awards for Teaching Excellence and Excellence in Early Childhood Education are being accepted, reminds Vancouver Island North MP John Duncan.

The awards recognize the efforts of outstanding teachers in all disciplines who instil in their students a love of learning, helping them excel and build a successful future.

The awards honour outstanding educators who, through their dedication and skill, are giving children an important head start that helps them succeed at school:

• Up to 10 Certificates of Excellence (national level), including a financial award of $5,000;

• Up to 25 Certificates of Achievement (regional level), including a financial award of $1,000.

Guidelines and nomination forms are available at

The call for nominations is open until April 15.

— John Duncan


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