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German Teacher Award 2020

Inviting nominations for this year's GTA

German Teacher Award 2002

If you know a truly outstanding German language teacher at your primary or secondary school – make sure that their dedication and excellence get the recognition they deserve!

The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany is pleased to invite nominations for the annual German Teacher Award, now in its 17th successful year. The winners will receive a personal prize and a certificate.

Due to current circumstances, further details regarding the award ceremony and presentation of the awards will be announced at a later stage.

German Teacher Award
German Teacher Award© German Embassy London

On this occasion the Goethe-Institut’s Peter Boaks Prize, which recognises outstanding young(er) teachers of German, and two special prizes donated by the Austrian Cultural Forum and the Embassy of Switzerland will also be awarded.

Please download the leaflet below for detailed information on the selection criteria and the nomination process for the Award. Please note that headteachers must nominate the German teacher; unfortunately applications by German teachers submitted by themselves and applications submitted by pupils cannot be accepted.

The Embassy is delighted to work on this great initiative with its partners:

Embassy of Switzerland 

Goethe-Institut London 

Austrian Cultural Forum 

UK-German Connection

Department for Education 

Welsh Government

Education Scotland 

Association for Language Learning 

German School London

Supported by:

German National Tourist Office



Downloads: nomination form & info sheet

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