The National Teaching Awards (NTA) is an initiative of the Department of Basic Education. Each year the department publically acknowledge and encourage dedicated and caring teachers in their efforts to develop each learner as a citizen of a democratic, non- racial & non- sexist South Africa, to the benefit of our all South Africans.
The 18th National Teaching Awards was held on Saturday, 17 February 2018, at the Sandton City Convention Centre. This annual event also celebrated the 100 Nelson Mandela Centenary – Be the Legend.
The 18th Annual National Teaching Awards was a triumphant night for NAPTOSA members. Undoubtedly “Education is the most powerful weapon we can use to change the world” – Nelson Mandela. NAPTOSA congratulates all teachers, those nominated, the finalists as well as the winners.
These NAPTOSA members were amongst prize winners and finalists in various categories identified by the Department of Basic Education.
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Excellence in Primary School Teaching Winner Mokhudu Cynthia Machaba Ngwanamago primary School Limpopo
  Third Position Jaimee Sharpley Kokstad Junior School KwaZulu- Natal
  Finalist Nasagee Tracey Naidoo Brenthurst primary School Gauteng
Excellence in Secondary School Teaching Finalist Wilton John Phillips Gansbaai academia, Overberg Western Cape 
EXcellence in Primary School Leadership Second Position Ingrid Gail Parkin St Vincent School for the Deaf Gauteng
Excellence in Special Needs Teaching Second position Sarah Favour Litchfield Kutlwanong School for the Deaf North West
  Third Position Marlene Ann Starr Elizbeth Conradie Special School Free State
  Finalist Lungiswa P Maxaulana Enduku FSS Eastern Cape
  Finalist Elizabeth Pienaar The Gateway School Gauteng
  Finalist Petronella Harris Fairview Primary School

Western Cape

Excellence in Teaching Mathematics (GET) Finalist Gina Strauss Rouxville Primary School Free State
Excellence in Teaching Natural Science Third Position Xolani William Bernadino Heights High School Western Cape
  Finalist Themba Ncube Lodirile Secondary School Gauteng
Excellence in Technology-Enhanced Teaching and Learning Second Position Nabeel Ismail Zinniaville Secondary School North West
Excellence in Nelson Mandela Life Time Achievement Award Finalist Carolina Magaretha Flemming Elizabeth Conradie Special /School Northern Cape