The Bastow Institute of Educational Leadership, a branch of the Department of Education and Training, offers leadership professional learning for Victorian primary, secondary and early childhood education professionals.
See Bastow for information on the full suite of programs, courses, professional practice and events. Current opportunities that may be of interest include the following:
Harvard Data Wise Leadership Institute: Australia
This is a unique opportunity for Australian educators to engage with the Harvard Data Wise Improvement process. During an intensive week at Bastow, your school team of three or more people will work with Harvard Data Wise certified co-chairs and peers from diverse settings who are similarly committed to learning how to lead collaborative inquiry.
Bastow is offering Data Wise scholarships for staff from Victorian government schools that have high levels of disadvantage or are rural or remote.
21 to 25 January 2019
Applications close 9 October 2018
Unlocking Potential (UP): Principal Preparation
UP is the flagship principal preparation program for high potential leaders. The aim of this rigorous and highly innovative program is to thoroughly prepare you for your first principal appointment. UP provides you with the confidence, skills and professional knowledge necessary to create school cultures that provide high quality educational opportunities for all students.
Commences 30 August, 2018
Applications close 1 July 2018
Emerging Leaders Conference: Stepping Forward in Your Educational Career
Bastow’s inaugural two-day Emerging Leaders Conference will challenge and inspire aspiring and emerging school leaders. The program includes keynotes from Dylan Alcott OAM and Jamila Rizvi, and a selection of masterclasses. Engage with exceptional leaders and practitioners to identify your leadership potential, develop your knowledge and skills in a particular area, and discover a way forward.
2 and 3 July 2018
Registrations close 15 June 2018