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Educational Publishing Awards 2014 winners announced

The winners of the Australian Publishers Association (APA) Educational Publishing Awards were announced at the State Library of Victoria on 17 September.

Macmillan Education Australia was named Publisher of the Year for Primary and Jacaranda won Publisher of the Year for Secondary. This is the eighth year in a row that Macmillan has won this award and the third year for Jacaranda. 

The award for Excellence in Educational Publishing—Most Outstanding Resource of the Year went to Oxford Literacy Assess (OUP).

The winners in the other categories were:

Primary Education

Primary Student Resource: Mathematics (Numeracy)

  • Cambridge HOTmaths FUNdamentals iPad application (CUP)


Primary Student Resource: English (Literacy/Literature/Language)

  • Pearson English Years 3-6 (Pearson)
  • PM eCollection (Cengage)


Primary Student Resource: Arts/Science/Humanities

  • Power Up! (Quirky Kid & Belinda Jones, Quirky Kid)


Primary Reference Resource

  • Oxford Australian Curriculum Atlas and Professional Support Years 3-4  (Annie Facchinetti & Trudi O’Shaughnessy, OUP)


Primary Teaching Resource

  • Oxford Literacy Assess (OUP)


Outstanding Digital Resource

  • Oxford Literacy Assess (OUP)


Secondary Education

Secondary Student Resource: Junior

  • Canon Reloaded (Jacqueline Grassmayr, CUP)
  • Oxford Big Ideas Geography/History (Mark Easton et al, OUP)


Secondary Student Resource: Senior

  • Oxford VCE Psychology (Roger Edwards, Elizabeth Blaher-Lucas, Karen Marangio et al, OUP)


Secondary Teaching Resource

  • Curriculum and Assessment (Robyn Ewing, OUP)


Secondary Reference Resource

  • ‘Insight Reference’ series (Insight Publications)
  • Shirabeyo: Japanese Language Look It Up (Hiroko Kikkawa, Ken Hutchinson & Matt Hagino, Cengage)


Outstanding Digital Resource

  • iCan Speak French Modules 1-4 (Course App) (Macmillan Education)


TAFE and Vocational Education

Student Resource

  • Project Management Essentials (Therese Linton, Cengage)


Teaching and Learning Resource

  • The Early Childhood Educator for Certificate III Connect Plus (Lorraine Walker & Shelagh Miller, McGraw-Hill)


Tertiary Education

Tertiary Education (Wholly Australian) Student Resource

  • Primary Mathematics: Capitalising on ICT for Today and Tomorrow (Rosemary Callingham, Tracey Muir & Penelope Serow, CUP)


Tertiary (Wholly Australian): Teaching and Learning Resource

  • Communication for Business (Liz Tynan et al, OUP)


Tertiary (Wholly Australian): Scholarly Resource

  • Human Rights Under the Australian Constitution 2e (George Williams & David Hume, OUP)  


Tertiary (Adaptations): Student Resource

  • Literacy in Australia: Pedagogies for Engagement (Amy Seely Flint, Lisbeth Kitson, Kaye Lowe et al, Wiley)
  • Psychology: An International Discipline in Context (Douglas A Bernstein, Julie Ann Pooley, Lynne Cohen et al, Cengage) 


Tertiary (Adaptations): Teaching and Learning Resource

  • Life Span Development (John Santrock, McGraw-Hill)


 Tertiary and Vocational: Outstanding Digital Resource

  • Primary Mathematics: Capitalising on ICT for Today and Tomorrow (CUP).


At the ceremony APA chief executive Michael Gordon Smith paid tribute to awards founder and chief judge Mike Horsley for 21 years of service.



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