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.

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.

Downloading reports

If a name does not have a downloadable file underneath, then no report was submitted to Educational Leaders.


Primary award recipients 2020

Secondary award recipients 2020

Area award recipients 2020


Primary award recipients 2019

Secondary award recipients 2019

Area award recipients 2019


Primary award recipients 2018

Secondary award recipients 2018

Area award recipients 2018


Report archive for 2007–2017

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:  [email protected]

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