Other Awards and Recognition

2023 Extra-Ordinary Japanese Advocacy Award

Awardee: Kate Chandler

As part of our 50周年 celebrations, the Committee awarded Kate Chandler a special award in recognition of her services to Japanese teaching in South Australia for the past 30 years. Her tireless advocacy for Japanese is commendable and appreciated wholeheartedly by all.


2023 National Volunteers Week – Certificate of Appreciation for 1st Year’s Service

Awardee: Mel Watt

Mel was awarded for her ongoing efforts in her amazingly busy first year of service to JLTASA as a member of exec, no less!


Highly Accomplished Teacher

Awardee: Megan Lock

Outgoing Vice-President Megan Lock was conferred status as a Highly Accomplished teacher in the 2023 AITSL ceremonies.


2018 World Teachers’ Day  / Educators SA State Awards – Most Innovative Association

Awardee: JLTASA Inc