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The VPA provides a range of professional development programs for principals, assistant principals and aspiring school leaders each term. Programs are designed to meet the needs of members, and are run by the Association.




Term 1 2019


Applying for Principal Class Positions


Both Rob and Garry provide advice and support for principals in their role as VASSP Field Officers.
  • Part 1 – The Application
  • Part 2 – Preparation for interview
  • Part 3 – The Interview
Date: Wednesday 27 February 2019
Time: 9.00am-3.00pm
Venue: VPA/VASSP, North Melbourne
Presenters: Rob Newton and Garry Schultz

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Optimising Staff Recruitment
Sue and Garry bring their vast experience to a day that covers the continuum of recruitment from understanding the new key selection criteria right through to checking referee reports. Choosing the right person for the position of teacher, ES staff or school leader is a crucial decision for schools, so building the necessary skills and understanding is essential. 

Date: Monday 18 March
Time: 9.00am-3.00pm
Venue: VPA/VASSP, North Melbourne
Presenters: Sue Bell and Garry Schultz

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Introduction to Leadership Coaching
As a result of participating in this session you will:

Be introduced to the GROWTH coaching system
See modeled and apply the GROWTH coaching model to a range of workplace
conversations Practise giving feedback and link to coaching
Develop next steps for taking coaching forward in your context
Build or continue to build a coaching culture in your workplace

Date: Wednesday 27 March and Thursday 28 March
Time: 9.00am-4.30pm
Venue: VPA/VASSP, North Melbourne
Presenters: Gray Ryan, Senior Consultant GCI Victoria

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