Create: Middle Leaders

Create professional learning communities that are focused on improving student outcomes in your school. Understand how to identify the learning needs of your team members by engaging in collaborative data analysis and professional inquiry to inform teacher practice and professional development. Apply these skills in your school by leading a team of your colleagues in a change endeavour to improve teaching and learning.


Career Stage

Designed for middle leaders, including teachers who are:

  • in either a formal or informal leadership role
  • leading a team of colleagues, such as a professional learning team, year level team or curriculum team.

The principals of participants are also required to make specific contributions throughout the program.



Create: Middle Leaders - Impact Case study

 Maree Magnabosco, Laurimar Primary School

​Maree Magnabosco had already exhibited strong leadership qualities as year 6/7 transition teacher at Laurimar Primary School. As a way to build her capacity to lead both student learning and a significant restructure of the teaching team, the Principal, Jason McBean, encouraged Maree to attend Bastow’s Create: Middle Leaders program.

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Create: Middle Leaders Case study

Trent Ray - Create: Middle Leaders case study

When Trent Ray was appointed eLearning Leading Teacher at St Helena Secondary College this year there were a number of things he knew. He knew he needed to think strategically about how to approach his new role; he knew he needed to establish credibility with his team; he knew all this would take some time; and perhaps most of all, he knew there were things he needed to learn about being a successful leader.

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