Aspiring and Senior Leaders

The SLI provides various programs for senior school leaders, including deputy principals and teaching principals, as well as those aspiring for senior leadership and principal roles.

Programs and resources

The department is committed to supporting the identification, development and leadership growth of assistant principals and head teachers. There are a range of opportunities and resources available for senior leaders. These include:

  • The NSW Public School Leadership and Management Credential helps school leaders meet their accountabilities in regard to departmental policies, processes and procedures. All aspiring principals in NSW public schools are required to attain the credential before applying for a principal position.


  • Teaching and learning

Business Unit:

  • School Leadership Institute
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