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The Australian Professional Standard for Principals

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The Australian Professional Standard for Principals
Presentation by Keren Caple
Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership
MATSITI School Leaders Forum | 16 October 2014
www.matsiti.edu.au/events/leaders

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The Australian Professional Standard for Principals

  1. 1. The Australian Professional Standard for Principals Keren Caple Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership MATSITI School Leaders Forum | 16 October 2014 www.matsiti.edu.au/events/leaders
  2. 2. AITSL’s mission is to promote excellence in teacher and school leader practice for the benefit of all young Australians
  3. 3. • defines and maintains national standards for teachers and principals • leads and influences improvement and innovation in teaching and school leadership • supports, recognises and extends high quality professional practice
  4. 4. Vision and values Knowledge and understanding Personal qualities, social and interpersonal skills Professional practices Leading teaching and learning Developing self and others Leading improvement, innovation and change Leading the management of the school Engaging and working with the community High quality learning, teaching and schooling The standard for principals : The role in action Leadership requirements Successful learners, confident creative individuals and active informed citizens* Context: School, sector, community: socio-economic, geographic: and education systems at local, regional, national and global levels
  5. 5. For individual leaders: o provided a common language of leadership o enabled better understanding of the role o focused leaders own professional learning For systems: o influenced current system initiatives o shaped professional learning frameworks o reflected in workforce policies and processes
  6. 6. o directly linked to the Standard o supported by broad consultation o launched 2013 – extensive uptake from school and system leaders o resource for aspiring and current leaders
  7. 7. o Assists in gaining an understanding of the components of leadership, current skills and individual capacity o Provides a road map for ongoing professional development
  8. 8. o Linked to school leader network or education system o Enables group leaders to define learning needs o Assists to focus future professional learning opportunities
  9. 9. User Guide includes: o overview of the process o assistance to interpret feedback o an action planner
  10. 10. 11 Leadership Strengths - Australian school leaders
  11. 11. o 1,100+ leadership resources o full electronic format o local and international journals o reports and articles o topical reading lists o websites/multimedia o Monthly eNews links
  12. 12. o My Standards app o Classroom Practice Continuum
  13. 13. o Self-Assessment Tool o Illustrations of Practice o Teacher Toolkit Teacher Toolkit
  14. 14. www.aitsl.edu.au www.facebook.com/aitsl @aitsl Subscribe to our eNews

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