Principals' sabbatical reports

This area lists the sabbatical award recipients for each year. Sabbatical reports are added to the lists as they are received. You can also find information about the sabbatical award scheme.

Award recipients and sabbatical reports

The Ministry of Education hosts principals’ sabbatical reports on Educational Leaders as part of the sabbatical scheme agreements. While the sabbatical reports may be of interest to viewers, their content is not owned, controlled, or necessarily endorsed by the New Zealand Ministry of Education.


Primary award recipients 2018

Secondary award recipients 2018

Area award recipients 2018


Primary award recipients 2017

Secondary award recipients 2017

Area award recipients 2017


Report archive for 2007–2016

Downloading reports

If a name shows no downloadable file underneath, this means that the report has not been received.

If you are unable to download or view any report, send us an email telling us which report you want and we will send you a version in a different format:

About the sabbatical leave scheme for principals

Paid sabbaticals of 10 weeks’ (one term) duration are available to principals in state or state integrated schools.

For information, guidelines, and application forms about the sabbatical schemes, plus other study awards available for principals, go to the TeachNZ website:

Area school principals' sabbatical

Primary principals' sabbatical

Secondary principals' sabbatical

Writing a sabbatical report

If you have received a sabbatical award, use these guidelines to write or check your report. Please ensure any photographs or diagrams in your report comply with New Zealand's privacy and copyright laws.

Submitting your report

Send completed reports to TeachNZ at:

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