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2022 Course Calendar

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Unlocking Potential: Principal Preparation at Avenel Primary School - Impact Case Study

Neil O’Sullivan

Neil enrolled in UP with a strong desire to understand more about what is involved in being a principal and as a way to strengthen his leadership qualities and capacity.

Open-to-Learning™ Leadership - Impact Case Study

Judi Benney

Learning how to approach and resolve difficult conversations provided Judi with the missing link in achieving genuine and ongoing school improvement, as well as the opportunity to empower others as an OTL™ Accredited Trainer.

Leading Mathematics - Impact Case Study

Chelsea Hair and Darryl Diment

A key goal for the team was to improve planning and management of student learning goals in mathematics. Very quickly they found themselves embarking on a journey that would transform mathematics teaching and learning in their school.

Leading Literacy - Impact Case Study

Maryanne Moody and Gaye Carrigan

Maryanne and Gaye now have a shared vision for re-engineering their school’s literacy program and are on a journey to create a whole-of-school focus on elevating student literacy outcomes.

Leadership for Business Managers - Impact Case Study

Emma Frankenberg, Mella Pescos and Nancy Sandilands

The team returned from Bastow feeling more confident in their ability to create efficiencies and support teaching, learning and wellbeing outcomes within the school.

Create: Middle Leaders - Impact Case Study - Laurimar PS

Maree Magnabosco

Maree has built her capacity to lead both student learning and a significant restructure of the teaching team to contribute to her school's commitment to developing every child's unique potential as a resilient and resourceful learner.

Create: Middle Leaders - Impact Case Study - Carisbrook PS

Ryan Oliver

Ryan is confidently leading from the middle to achieve significant improvements in his school’s approach to teaching and learning.​

Impact: Emerging Leaders - Impact Case Study

Warren Dawson

Warren is using his new skills to support a collegiate, high-performance culture among his colleagues and achieve a stronger student voice.