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Impact: Emerging Leaders

  • Audience
    Teacher leader
  • Next Intake
    Term 4, 2021
  • Location
  • Duration
    8 months
  • Mode
  • Fees
    $880.00 Co-contribution

Great school leaders have a significant positive effect on the teaching and learning environment. This program develops, challenges and supports you to build strategies to improve your effectiveness as a school leader now and in the future.

Impact assists you to develop higher levels of proficiency in data-driven decision-making, emotional intelligence, collegial engagement, excellence and equity in student learning, student voice and collaborative change.

You are supported to use these skills to create and implement a project in your school that will make a visible difference to the effectiveness of student learning and to your professional growth.


Designed for teachers who have recently commenced, or are about to commence, in a formal or informal leadership role in their school.

This program runs over 8 months and involves synchronous and asynchronous learning, including: 

  • online workshops (orientation and 7 workshops), including pre- and post-workshop activities
  • mentoring sessions (3 sessions)
  • online community collaboration, discussions and challenges
  • leading a significant change endeavour designed to improve teaching and learning.


By participating in Impact you will learn to track your leadership development against observable measures of progress; and scope and implement a priority improvement action plan, aligned with your school's improvement priorities.

You will also develop an understanding of how to:

  • make decisions informed by research and data
  • integrate emotional intelligence into planning and action
  • influence colleagues to engage with improvements in practice
  • maintain a clear focus on the effectiveness of student learning by supporting excellence and equity
  • activate student voice in decision making about teaching and learning
  • build collective efficacy as you lead change.


The program fees have been significantly subsidised by the Department of Education and Training.

Co-contribution: $880 (incl. GST) for each Victorian government school participant.

See Fees and financial support for more information.

Acceptance into Impact: Emerging Leaders is dependent on a selection process. 


Emma Winter
Senior Project Officer - Course Provision
(03) 7022 2498

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