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NEiTA ASG Teaching Award

​David Platz and three of his "astro" students (L - ​R Grace Lawrence, Chris Dilger, Tristan Burford-Baynes)

Head of School and online astronomy and astrophysics teacher Mr David Platz was extremely honoured and humbled to receive a NEiTA Australian Scholarships Group (ASG) State and Territory Award for Inspirational Teachers this week.  

David was one of 17 Queensland teachers (one of 60 nationally) to be named as 2013’s National finalists.  David was nominated by the Atherton P&C for his development of the “School of Astronomy and Astrophysics” and its online curriculum.  

The National Awards ceremony will be held in February, 2014.  ​