• Duration
    9 months
  • Location
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Build your skills as an assistant principal with this comprehensive and flexible leadership program.

Connect: Assistant Principals will develop your ability to solve complex problems of practice using adaptive expertise, supporting you to meet the demands of your role.

Specific focus areas for this program include instructional and shared leadership, and partnering with the community to support students’ learning and wellbeing. 

You’ll have the opportunity to develop peer networks and transfer your learning into practice through a supported workplace implementation project in your school.


Designed for assistant principals in Victorian government schools.

The program is delivered flexibly, with 50 hours of learning over 9 months.

To meet the diverse needs of your role, learning is conducted through a combination of community-building workshops, online self-paced learning, and a workplace implementation project.

More than 50% of the learning is self-paced, allowing you to engage at a place and time of your choosing. 

The supported workplace implementation project will involve approximately 1 hour per month of facilitated small group learning and will conclude with a presentation on project outcomes and an individual reflection on development. 

You will gain knowledge and understanding to:

  • partner with the community to support wellbeing of students
  • develop adaptive expertise as an educational leader 
  • grow instructional and shared leadership approaches within the school. 

Applications will open in Term 2, 2022. Express your interest now to be notified when applications open. 

Last updated 20 April 2022