Grow Inclusion schools competition

Help Grow Inclusion in your school by entering the International Day of People with Disability schools competition.

The competition will be open from 9:00am on Wednesday 1 September until 5:00pm on Friday 19 November 2021 (all times are AEDT). Please note entries received outside this period will not be accepted.

There are two ways you can enter:

Schools competition

Teachers and students are encouraged to get together with their class, year group or entire school and put together a short video or a written story that highlights:

  • What International Day of People with Disability means to you
  • What your class/year/school is doing to Grow Inclusion.

Videos must be no longer than three (3) minutes total and written stories must not exceed 500 words with a maximum of three (3) photos.

The winning school will receive $4,000 in accessible learning resources, equipment or software of their choice. All entrants will also receive a merchandise pack with wristbands and seed bookmarks – so you can ‘grow inclusion’ in your school or community garden!

Please refer to the competition Terms and Conditions – Schools category for further details.

Student competition

Individual students are encouraged to submit a creative drawing, artwork or poster for International Day of People with Disability that incorporates the theme ‘Grow Inclusion’.

A high-resolution photograph, scan or electronic copy of the original artwork must be submitted and attached to the online entry form (hard copies of original artworks will not be accepted).

The student competition will be judged across three categories – junior (year K-3), middle (years 4-6) and senior (years 7-12). The winner of each category will receive a $250 gift voucher.

Please refer to the competition Terms and Conditions – Student category for further details.

Submit your entry to the Grow Inclusion Schools Competition by completing the fields below. Please note that entrants under the age of 18 must get their parent or guardian to complete the Consent section at the bottom of the form.

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