New Secondary AP / DP Training Course

Professional development (PD) Wellington

Posted: 29 November 2018
Notice reference #: 1H9otU

Join other recently appointed DPs and APs from secondary schools around New Zealand. Learn best practice from experienced Principals, DPs / APs and the expertise and experience of others.

This course is for four days during term two. The days will be active and interactive with a mix of mini lectures, workshops, peer coaching, networking, sharing and socialising. There is an emphasis on
translating theory into practice and vice versa. You will be given opportunities to share and learn and leave with an action plan.

There will be four themes:

  • Being a leader, growing leadership
  • Leading Learning and Priority Learners
  • Leading Students
  • Leading the people – hard stuff with staff.

Topics include: Leading change, how to be that efficient manager, dealing
with difficult adolescents, having the challenging conversations with parents,
students, staff and other SLT, realising Māori potential, engaging Pasifika
students, managing the shift in role, ‘imposter syndrome’, coaching, managing stress and reactions to behaviour.

Course details:
Dates: 20–23 May, 2019
Venue: West Plaza Hotel, 110 Wakefield Street, Te Aro, Wellington
Course Director: Colleen Douglas.

Events summary


20 May 2019 – 23 May 2019

Further information

Contact: Chris Mitchell

 (0800) 872 211