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Governor General’s History Award for Excellence in Teaching

Do you know a teacher who makes history come to life in the classroom?

Nominate them for the Governor General’s History Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Each year, Canada’s History Society recognizes 6 teachers for innovative approaches to teaching Canadian history. The 2022 recipients will be awarded:

  • An individual cash prize of $2500;
  • A $1000 cash prize for the recipient’s school;
  • and A trip for two to Ottawa to attend the awards ceremony and the History Makers celebration dinner (subject to public health regulations)

Submit a nomination or apply online today! The application deadline has been extended to May 31, 2022.

CanadasHistory.ca/GGAward

If you have any questions about the award or application, please contact Brooke Campbell at bcampbell@canadashistory.ca.


About the Governor General’s History Award for Excellence in Teaching

Today’s history students are increasingly engaged in their learning — through digital initiatives, community partnerships, intergenerational projects, or exploring Indigenous perspectives and experiences. And at the heart of this work, is a dedicated teacher who is passionate about making history meaningful and relevant to students.

Each year, the award honours six teachers for innovative approaches to teaching Canadian history. Teachers receive a cash prize of $2500 and an additional $1000 for their school. Don’t delay — thank a teacher in your community by nominating them today!

Updated on Friday, April 01, 2022.
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