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Content Overview

The National Aspiring Leaders Programme is designed to develop leadership focused on improving student learning outcomes in schools.

Aspiring NLP is facilitated by a team of several experienced kaiārahi who are all current or former principals, including Dave Randell, Grant Lander, Dave Bell, Dr. Peter Ferrar, and Pauline Cowens.

The programme also includes:

Regional PLG Workshops

 - PLG1 (in Term One): Auckland (venue TBC)

 - PLG2 (in Term Two): Online

 - PLG3 (in Term Three): Regional

 - PLG4 (in Term Four): Christchurch (venue TBC)

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Interpersonal + Leadership + Professional

Delivered as a 4 korero per term on our personalised forum which provides an on-going Aspiring NLP professional learning community

Business Meeting
Mentoring Sessions and Well-being Support
  • 1 x Face-to-face mentoring sessions (visit to your kura) from your assigned Aspiring NLP Kaiarahi

  • 2 x Virtual mentoring sessions from your assigned Aspiring NLP Kaiarahi

  • 1x Group Coaching with your Kaiārahi  at the regional PLG

  • Connection, peer support and networking with learning partner

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Related to key themes of Leadership Development:

- Transition: Management to Leadership

- Change Management 

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Professional Readings

Three engaging and informative texts can be sourced yourself or issued from the library. Options to discuss the readings.

Aspiring NLP is currently not a Ministry of Education funded project although Growth Culture is a distinguished Ministry of Education Professional Learning and Development provider.

Participants who graduate from the Aspiring National Leaders Programme receive Growth Culture accreditation (GC701) and the Aspiring National Leaders Programme certification.

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