Schools Program

This exciting program for girls and boys Years 7 to 12 offers:

➤ school visits by notable Australian writers, educators & publishers

➤ hands-on writing workshops

➤ teaching notes on all Stella Prize shortlisted books (for Years 10 to 12)

➤ resources for all secondary school levels

➤ PD for teachers and librarians

Let your students be inspired by Australian women’s writing, and help them—girls and boys alike—to build their own brilliant careers.

  • The Stella Prize Schools Program Education Resource Kit includes links to the Australian Curriculum. Download the kit here.
  • View a schools ambassador talk outline here.
  • View a schools ambassador workshop outline here.

Read the Stella Prize Schools Program story.
Explore the Stella Schools blog.
Watch the Victorian launch of the Stella Prize Schools Program with Tony Birch, Cate Kennedy, Leanne Hall and Bec Kavanagh discussing gender bias in reading, writing and choosing literature for students to study.
Watch the NSW launch of the Stella Prize Schools Program with Randa Abdel-Fattah, JC Burke, Erin Gough, Emily Maguire and Bec Kavanagh discussing the ways unconscious bias affected their teenage reading habits, and how their books seek to address contemporary issues around gender and diversity.

Sign up for the Stella Prize Schools Program mailing list here.

For all Stella Prize Schools Program enquiries, please email Bec Kavanagh, Schools Coordinator:

The Stella Prize Schools Program is proudly supported by the Andyinc Foundation, the Australia Council for the Arts, the Nelson Meers Foundation and the Hart Line Fund of the Australian Communities Foundation.

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