World Teachers’ Day 2024 - Student Art Competition

Not All Heroes Wear Capes

For World Teachers' Day 2024, we celebrate these everyday superheroes who dedicate their lives to lighting the path to knowledge and understanding.

Heroes come in all shapes and sizes, and they don't always wear capes. Sometimes, they stand at the front of a classroom, armed not with superpowers, but with knowledge, passion, and dedication. Teachers are the unsung heroes of our society, shaping minds, nurturing potential, and inspiring greatness. They ignite curiosity, instil values, and empower the next generation to reach for the stars.

Join AISNSW and the Independent sector in honouring teachers and showcasing their heroism through the artistry of students in our "Not All Heroes Wear Capes" art competition.

Terms and Conditions:

  1. Eligibility: The competition is open to all students enrolled in Independent primary and secondary schools throughout NSW.

  2. Theme: The theme of the competition is "Not All Heroes Wear Capes." Artworks should depict the concept of heroism, focusing on teachers as heroes in creative and imaginative ways. Students may choose to depict an individual teacher or teachers as heroes conceptually.

  3. Categories: There are two categories for submissions: Primary (Years K-6) and Secondary (Years 7-12).

  4. Medium: Participants may use any artistic medium, including but not limited to painting, drawing, sculpture, digital art, mixed media, and collage.

  5. Submission Guidelines:
    a. Artworks must be original and created solely by the student submitting the entry.
    b. Schools are permitted to submit a maximum of TWO works from Primary and TWO works from Secondary.
    c. Submissions should be accompanied by a brief artist’s statement (maximum 100 words) explaining the inspiration behind the artwork.
    d. Digital submissions should be high-resolution JPEG or PNG files. Physical artworks should be photographed or scanned for submission.

  6. Submission Deadline: All entries must be submitted online by 5 July 2024 via this link.

  7. Judging Criteria: Entries will be judged based on creativity, interpretation of the theme, artistic skill, and overall impact.

  8. Awards: Prizes will be awarded to the top entries in each category, including certificates and recognition on our organisation's website and social media channels.

  9. Announcement of Winners: Schools will be notified via email and shortlisted students, parents and school delegates will be invited to attend the awards event, where winners will be announced.

  10. Decision: All decisions made by the judging panel are final and binding.

  11. Copyright:
    The artist grants to AISNSW an irrevocable perpetual licence to:
    (a) reproduce, publish and communicate the artwork for the purpose for the purpose of conducting the competition and promoting the World Teachers Day program, and
    (b) crop or otherwise adjust the artwork for the purposes of publication and to ensure consistency of appearance.

  12. Privacy: AISNSW will not share any personal data about entrants with any other party, without the consent of the artist’s parent/guardian or teacher. AISNSW may collect personal information for the purposes of registration, evaluation and to provide information about the contest.