Emerging ICT Leaders

This program specifically addresses the unique challenges associated with leading ICT in the education context. It is suitable for all IT staff in schools e.g. DBA's, Systems manager, IT Manager, ICT integrators.

Please note date change below:

Due to advice from NSW Health, we have made the decision to move this program online for both days. It will now be run online on 1st September and 6th November.

What's Involved?

At a glance:

  • Online course content facilitated via AISNSW using Mighty Networks
  • No face to face requirement, all participation is online from home or school
  • Short online workshops, up to 90min commencing on 1 Sept and concluding on 6 Nov
  • Interactive use of break out rooms and networking opportunities
  • Six online mentoring opportunities focusing on key topics (as shown in graphic below)
  • Practical, informative readings relevant to leading ICT in a school context
  • Refer to the Draft ICT Leaders Program


  • Neuro leadership
  • COVID-19 Induced Change
  • School based change project
  • Leadership and trust building
  • Leading strategic thinking
  • Leading effective practice, teams and culture
  • Preparing to setup and lead
  • Digital technologies curriculum
  • Being a savy operational steward

Networking with a cast of experienced school-based and industry ICT mentors including:

  • Zoran Taleski, Amazon Web Services
  • David Carter, Cedars Christian School
  • Darryl McConnell, One School Global
  • Justin Dwyer, Orange Christian School
  • Mike Hobson, Northern Beaches Christian School
  • Richard Jones, SHORE School
  • Graeme Kachel, St Joseph’s Hunters Hill
  • Gavin Kennedy, Lindisfarne Anglican School
  • Marcus Claxton, Hills Grammar School
  • Garry Case, Emmanuel School
  • Evan Hughes, Shire Christian School
  • Ken Emeleus, SCEGGS Darlinghurst
  • William Rowland, PLC Pymble
  • Paul Queeney, Trinity Grammar School