Leadership programmes

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

Leadership strategy

Educational leadership capability framework

Ministry of Education support

Beginning principals programme

Provides support to beginning principals in their first two years.

Find out more about the programme at: 

Support for beginning principals – Evaluation Associates website

TeachNZ awards

If you want to do part-time or full-time study to build your skills in school management and leadership, you might be able to apply for a TeachNZ award.

TeachNZ offers study awards and sabbaticals every year. These offer paid leave. You must be employed under the primary or secondary teachers' collective agreement to be eligible.

Study awards, sabbaticals and grants – TeachNZ

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