Honouring your practice-based experience and context, this program is designed to deepen your knowledge and understanding of leadership to increase your influence and impact.

Program 1: Monday, 25th and Tuesday, 26th March, Monday, 27th and Tuesday, 28th May 2019
Program 2: Tuesday, 13th and Wednesday, 14th August, Tuesday, 8th and Wednesday, 9th October 2019

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

Participants from: 
AIS Member Schools: $1,700
Any other school or organisation: $3,400

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

“I thoroughly enjoyed every minute of the program. I have learned so much that I know I will use in my role daily – thank you.”

What's Involved?

At a glance:

  • Four days across a semester
  • Pre-readings for discussion and reflection
  • In-school leadership of a strategic change initiative between Day 2 and Day 3
  • Reflection on leading your change initiative
  • Networking.


  • Leadership for the contemporary educational context
  • Purpose and vision: aligning self and school
  • Strategy and change
  • Developing and enacting a theory of change
  • Harnessing the diverse thinking of your team
  • Ten minute coaching
  • The current operating environment for schools
  • Fiscal responsibilities
  • Legal matters
  • Critical incident management.

“I enjoyed the practical help of how to work with diverse team members to make positive change for the learning of our students.”