NEW SOUTH WALES
Principal Leadership Development Program (PLDP)
The Principal Leadership Development Program (PLDP) is an extended leadership development program designed for newly appointed principals in New South Wales. The program includes a three-day residential experience, followed by a two-day Open to Learning (OTL™) Leadership workshop as well as two, two-day GGL™ (Growing Great Leaders) workshops.
The nine day program focuses on building reflective and courageous school leaders through the provision of research-validated, practical content shared with participants in an interactive and engaging format that acknowledges the diversity of experience and professional learning needs of recently appointed principals. CEL works closely with the NSW School Leadership Institute and a team of skilled, in-state, fully accredited* GGL™ and OTL™ facilitators to ensure that PLDP is fit-for-purpose and meets the needs of principals.
Growing Great Leaders - GGL™
The Growing Great Leaders Program (GGL™) has undergone a major review and update in 2020. The revised program has been closely scrutinised by our in-state, fully accredited* facilitators and the GGL™ program is now available to principal groups across NSW. Inquiries about accessing GGL™ should be forwarded in the first instance to the NSW School Leadership Institute. Further information about GGL™ is available on this website.
The Open-to-learning™ (OTL™) program is available to principal groups across NSW. Inquiries about accessing OTL ™ should be forwarded in the first instance to the NSW School Leadership Institute. Further information about OTL™ is available on this website.
The Evolve New Principals Program is an eighteen month induction program for new principals in Victoria, Australia. The program draws on elements of Growing Great Leaders (GGL™) and in partnership with Pinnacle Group Australia, offers principals a 9 day, comprehensive introduction to school leadership which equips them to lead their schools in ways that are effective and efficient.
The Open-to-learning™ (OTL™) Leadership program is widely utilised as a key leadership tool in Victoria. OTL™ two-day seminars are offered by the Bastow Institute on, using their experienced team of fully accredited* OTL™ facilitators. Leaders from all levels of leadership have the opportunity to engage with the transformative nature of OTL™. Further information about OTL™ in Victoria is available from the Bastow Institute.
The Growing Great Leaders Program (GGL™) is available to Queensland principals through the fully accredited* facilitators of the Queensland Association of State School Principals (QASSP). Inquiries about GGL™ in Queensland should be forwarded in the first instance to QASSP.
*Accreditation in both OTL™ and GGL™ involves extensive training and rigorous evaluation by CEL’s Train the Facilitator team.