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Explore: A Career in School Leadership


About the program

Explore: A Career in School Leadership is for teachers, emerging leaders, middle leaders, aspiring principals and newly appointed deputy principals aspiring to the role of a school principalThe online program comprises six modules aligned to the Australian Professional Standard for Principals.

The program provides research-based evidence, professional readings and opportunities for you to reflect on your professional needs.

Your learning will be enhanced by interacting with other online participants and an online facilitator. Online postings in response to guided questions will be supervised by an experienced principal who will encourage the in-depth reflections from all program participants as you all share your experiences and thoughts which have been developed across a wide range of WA schooling contexts. You will also engage in a one-hour weekly webinar.

The Introductory Module outlines the work of a school leader. Modules one to five reflect the five professional practices of the Australian Professional Standard for Principals. You will be expected to complete one module per week. The time commitment is about four hours per week, comprising:

  • one-hour weekly webinar
  • about three to four hours commitment per week for reading and engaging in online discussions.

Learning intention

As a result of this program, it is intended that you will be able to:

  • reflect more effectively on your current practice in relation to the professional practices of the Australian Professional Standard for Principals
  • articulate your leadership vision
  • understand the importance of the school leader's role in developing a school culture that is focused on continuous improvement and learning.

Target audience

Teachers, emerging leaders, middle leaders, aspiring principals and newly appointed deputy principals.

Alignment to professional standards

Australian Professional Standard for Principals:

  • Vision and values
  • Knowledge and understanding
  • Personal qualities, social and interpersonal skills
  • Leading teaching and learning
  • Developing self and others
  • Leading improvement, innovation and change
  • Leading the management of the school
  • Engaging and working with the community.

    Six week online program

    $450 

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Dates

Register your expression of interest here.

You will be sent an application form to completed and emailed to the Institute at leadership.institute@education.wa.edu.au.

Cost

$450

Delivery

Online program.

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How to register

  • Register your expression of interest for Explore: A Career in School Leadership on PLIS.
  • You will be sent an application form to complete.
  • Complete your enrolment and payment.

Further information

Please contact the Leadership Institute on 1300 610 801 or email leadership.institute@education.wa.edu.au

 

Explore: A Career in School Leadership
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