Within a supportive environment, you will be given opportunities to uncover your leadership purpose and create a vision for your team. 

Learning from and with other middle leaders, you will also develop the confidence and courage to positively influence learning in your area of responsibility; whether it be as Head of Department, Stage Coordinator, Head of House, Year Coordinator, Pastoral Leader, Early Childhood Leader or another position requiring liaison between senior executive and teachers.

Program 1: Monday, 4th and Tuesday, 5th March, Wednesday, 1st May 2019
Program 2: Monday, 20th and Tuesday, 21st May, Wednesday, 24th July 2019
Program 3: Monday, 5th and Tuesday, 6th August, Tuesday, 17th September 2019
Program 4: Monday, 28th and Tuesday, 29th October, Monday, 25th November 2019

Location: AISNSW Conference Centre, Level 12, 99 York Street SYDNEY NSW 2000

Participants from: 
AIS Member Schools: $1.275
Any other school or organisation: $2,550

Standard Descriptors:
18 hours of NESA registered professional learning addressing 6.3.4 from the APST

“What a wonderful three days! You have given me the theoretical underpinnings of leadership as well as the practical tools.”

What's Involved?

At a glance:

  • Three days across six to eight weeks
  • Pre-readings for discussion and reflection
  • In-school application of learning
  • Reflection on learning in practice.

For interstate and overseas participants,b Day 3 is offered virtually.


  • Leading in this Age of Learning, Wellbeing and Identity (Hargreaves & Shirley, 2018, p. 124)
  • Values-centered leadership
  • Leading improvement: understanding change
  • Emotional intelligence as a leader
  • Leading a team
  • Open-to-learning conversations
  • Alignment between self, team and school.

“Empowering, relevant, challenging. The most successful program I have ever attended – it has cut to the core of my needs.”