Leadership development

KLP book front cover.

As principals develop their own professional knowledge and thinking, they gain a deeper appreciation of the conditions teachers need if they are to achieve and sustain improvements in the learning of each student.

Key leadership documents

This section has Ministry of Education guides on leadership in New Zealand schools. 

Leadership programmes

The Ministry of Education is using the leadership strategy to reframe existing leadership supports and to build system understanding of the leadership capabilities in practice across diverse contexts.

Professional information

This section has leadership capabilities, professional standards, resources, and perspectives on school leadership.

Principals' sabbatical reports

This area lists all principals' sabbatical award recipients and sabbatical reports by year. It also has information on the sabbatical award scheme.

Secondary senior managers' sabbatical reports

This area lists secondary senior manager (SSM) sabbatical award recipients and reports by year. It also has information on the sabbatical award scheme.