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Partners in professional learning

We partner with external organisations from the higher education, commercial and not-for-profit sectors who share our mission and vision.

Through a competitive procurement process we work with a select range of organisations to deliver our professional learning. For more information about this process, refer to the Victorian Government Purchasing Board guidelines.

Asia Education Foundation (AEF)

AEF provides school leaders, teachers and students with the global perspectives and tools to amplify their intercultural skills and mindsets. AEF delivers informative resources, national and international professional learning, innovative programs and rich networks that connect Australian schools with over 20 countries in Asia-Pacific. AEF is an initiative of Asialink at the University of Melbourne.

Cambridge Education

Cambridge Education, part of the global Mott MacDonald Group, is a leading provider of high quality professional development opportunities for teachers and school leaders throughout Australia.

Coach in a Box

Coaching services that empower the learner by giving them a structured curriculum covering the latest thinking, leadership insights, ideas, tools and exercises.

EdPartnerships International

EdPartnerships work at the forefront of educational leadership and learning excellence through partnership approaches. They co-design research, evaluations, professional learning and leadership development.

Education Changemakers

A global training organisation focused on helping K-12 teachers and school leaders innovate practical solutions to improve learning.

Growth Coaching International (GCI)

The GCI team of coaches and workshop facilitators offer a unique blend of education, coaching and academic experience. All are dedicated professionals committed to delivering practical, evidence-based programs, workshops and coaching services to education communities.

Insight SRC

Insight SRC is a highly skilled consulting organisation capable of building the productivity and effectiveness of enterprises through innovative and empowering organisational development strategies.

Monash University

Monash has achieved an enviable national and international reputation for research and teaching excellence in a short 50 years. It is ranked in the top 1 per cent universities worldwide.

Graduates of Bastow’s Unlocking Potential: Principal Preparation program receive a Graduate Certificate of Principal Preparation (Victoria) from Monash University.

Nous Group

Nous Group is a management consulting firm that offers a broad consulting capability to solve complex strategic challenges, and partner through transformational change. They have contributed to nationally significant agendas, including shaping the future of higher education, advancing indigenous reconciliation, digitally transforming service delivery and developing models of regulation for the future economy.

Organisational Directions

Organisational Directions partners with clients to develop individuals and teams, including to research, consult, design and develop learning experiences; facilitate learning offsite, online and in the workplace; and coach and mentor to achieve goals and sustain improvements in practice. They also partner with clients to develop organisations.

Pinnacle Group Australia

Pinnacle Group Australia delivers customised, innovative and enduring solutions that transform organisations and drive long-term success. They have expertise in developing strategy, combined with in-depth knowledge and experience of organisational alignment and leadership development.

Semann & Slattery

Semann & Slattery is committed to providing clients with solid evidence to help fix organisational dilemmas, societal issues or community challenges . They undertake social policy research and consulting for a wide range of clients about communities, children, young people, families, the organisations who work with them and the projects they provide.

Silent Partners Learning Services

Silent Partners is committed to leadership and learning excellence. They provide leadership development, coaching and support for professionals in education, not-for-profit organisations and industry. They also facilitate the development of sound governance processes and have a long history in stakeholder and community consultation.

University of Auckland Centre for Educational Leadership (UACEL)

UACEL provides a range of leadership services for educational leaders and organisations both in New Zealand and overseas. Their work is informed by rigorous educational leadership research and the practical experience of their team of researchers, past principals and senior leaders. They are committed to improving student outcomes through building leadership expertise.

University of Melbourne

The University of Melbourne is consistently ranked among the leading universities in the world. International rankings place it as number 1 in Australia and number 32 in the world.

Graduates of select Bastow courses may be eligible for coursework credit points towards a Master of Education from the Melbourne Graduate School of Education. To find out more, click here.

Wilcob Education Consulting

Keay Cobbin and Steve Willy have had long careers as teachers and leaders in Victorian schools and are now consultants focusing on literacy and leadership in education. They provide professional learning for teachers, coaches and school leaders to provide high quality professional learning to achieve the best outcomes for all students.

Social Ventures Australia (SVA)

SVA is a not-for-profit organisation that works with partners to alleviate disadvantage towards an Australia where all people and communities thrive. They influence systems to deliver better social outcomes for people by learning about what works in communities, helping organisations be more effective, sharing their perspectives and advocating for change.

Australian Council for Educational Leaders (ACEL)

ACEL is a not-for-profit company that actively supports the development of educational leadership capabilities across Australia through conferences and workshops, leadership programs, in-house publications, online resources and a bookshop.

Australian Council​​ for ​Educational Research (ACER)

ACER is an independent, not-for-profit research organisation. Their mission is to create and promote research-based knowledge, products and services that can be used to improve learning across the lifespan.