Eligible nominees will be shortlisted based on the following criteria:
(a) Passion for and Mastery of the subject
The teacher is well-read in the subject, and demonstrates passion and commitment to promote Computing Education. He/she keeps up to date on new developments in Computing Education and seeks to incorporate those developments into his/her teaching to excite and enthuse students.
The teacher has sound pedagogical skills, and is able to flexibly apply his/her subject knowledge to engage students and effectively facilitate learning among them. He/she is able to effectively apply the relevant technologies to support teaching and learning.
(c) Student Development
The teacher understands students’ diverse learning needs, interests and abilities, and demonstrates the ability to motivate and inspire students, or even children in the community, to develop a strong interest in Computing or Coding. He/she provides opportunities for students to apply computing to solve everyday problems, and/or be involved in Computing-related community projects or enrichment activities.
(d) Professional Development
The teacher reflects and seeks feedback from others on his/her areas of strength or areas for improvement and work performance. He/she shows evidence of continual self-development and actively contributes to the professional growth of fellow teachers through coaching others for improvement and/or participating actively in learning communities.
Shortlisted nominees will be required to attend an interview by the selection panel.