Tara Shire State School
Michael Wale is passionate about delivering quality education to students with special needs.
His class consists of students of different ages who require additional support to conquer social, academic, physical and emotional challenges.
Michael embraces the great diversity of his students’ needs, and develops creative learning experiences that consistently improve learning outcomes.
He eagerly engages in a range of professional learning activities to broaden his knowledge in how to implement strategies that help students progress in their learning.
Michael is particularly skilled in tailoring the National Curriculum to meet the needs and interest of his students.
His ability to create memorable and relatable lessons means students are really engaged, and are consistently taking away key learning points.
Students in Michael's class are encouraged to be productive citizens in today's society as they strive to achieve the personal goals and expectations they set for themselves.
Head of Special Education Services Melissa Thomas says Michael models exemplary ethical behaviour when connecting with students, colleagues and the wider school community.
"Michael builds on opportunities that engage parents in both the progress of their children's learning and in the educational priorities of the school," says Melissa.
Congratulations Michael on your nomination.