Leading for impact: Australian guidelines for school leadership development

Leading for impact: Australian guidelines for school leadership development sets out evidence-based guidance to support a nationally coherent and standards-based approach to leadership development. The guidelines help systems and sectors, principals and others responsible for leadership development in schools to review, affirm and improve current approaches.

Resources to build leadership in Australian schools

Guides, videos and reflection tools, based on the Professional Practices, from the Principal Standard and Leadership Profiles to support you in building leadership capacity in your school, system or sector.

School leadership in rural and remote contexts

Explore ways to strengthen your leadership through these case studies and information guide, developed to support leaders in rural and remote contexts.

Prepare future leaders

Explore AITSL's five key recommendations for preparing future leaders in Australian schools, and the evidence-based research that informs them.

Evaluate principal preparation programs

Assess and improve your approach to principal preparation with this new framework for professional learning providers, schools and education systems in Australia.

Leadership Scenarios

Drawing on the experiences of real school leaders, these videos, guidebooks and resources provide practical strategies to help new leaders deal with common challenges school leaders face.

360° Reflection Tool

Understand the leadership practice within your team, schools or networks with this comprehensive feedback tool.

Introduce the Leadership Profiles to others

Get access to an easy-to-use workshop with resources designed to introduce the Profiles to your team or schools in a useful and informative way.

See the Profiles in action

Discover how principals, aspiring school leaders and other system leaders use the Profiles to develop leadership within and across schools.