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AITD Excellence Awards - Learning Professional of the Year

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Released: 13 July 2017

AITD is seeking AITD member’s whom have demonstrated consistently high quality leadership and skills/knowledge to nominate for the Dr Alastair Rylatt Award for Learning and Development Professional of the Year.

This is the highest award AITD bestows upon an individual member for their contribution to their profession. Nomination can be self-nomination or nominated by a third-party.

Nominations will be judged on the specific criteria below.

Leadership and service in the profession – helping to promote the Learning and Development profession. The nominee must demonstrate clear evidence of the impact he/she has had in promoting the profession. Leadership is defined as the ability to influence, promote, direct and guide others. This is reflected by the behaviour and demonstrated abilities of the nominee rather than their professional status or title. The nominee must demonstrate a substantial contribution to the progression of adult education, learning and development.

Skills and Knowledge Share – sharing knowledge and skills. The nominee must demonstrate how skills and knowledge were tailored and transferred to other individuals and/or groups (tracked and measured). Evidence might include practical examples of the nominee’s coaching and mentoring style, testimonials of how they develop the potential of other people, detail of involvement in internal or external mentoring or public speaking programs, or similar.

How to Apply

To apply for an AITD Award visit our online Awards platform. On your first visit you will need to register for access, but on subsequent visits you can simply log in.

Once you have logged in, you will be taken to an entry page, where you can start your Awards entry. You can duplicate your entry so that you can submit one learning initiative in multiple categories.

Please note, entrants for the Awards must be current, financial AITD members (either an individual member or a person specifically covered through a corporate membership).

However, to make it easy to enter, non-members can purchase an individual Professional Membership at the point of submitting the Award, by selecting the non-member entry.

Please note: No fee is payable for the Dr Alastair Rylatt Award for L&D Professional of the Year, or the Mark Pompei Student Scholarship.

Complete your nomination by close of business 5pm AEST Friday, 28 July 2017.

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