The transition from primary schooling to secondary schooling is one which requires educators to consider the varied and unique needs of young adolescents. Many schools make a conscious decision to develop programs which ease the transition in learning processes and structures. This award celebrates the best of these programs. Nominees will demonstrate (through research/anecdotal evidence how their transition program is making a positive impact on the lives of young adolescents.
The transition program:* values building relationships with young adolescents* is student centred* adds value to the education, development and growth of young adolescents* provides smooth pathways from primary to secondary education