Aspiring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Leaders Program
Cairns 2019

Please consider the following Aspiring Leader Statements for the Aspiring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Leaders Program.

  1. Be a role model for effective school leadership, demonstrating the practices and competencies outlined in the AITSL Standards for Lead Teachers.
  2. Be reflective, innovative, and forward-looking leaders who are focused and have demonstrated improvement in student growth, achievement and well-being.
  3. Be recognised and respected by colleagues, parents/carers and the community as exemplary teachers.
  4. Have demonstrated consistent and innovative teaching practice over time.
  5. Have established inclusive learning environments that meet the needs of students from different linguistic, cultural, religious and socio-economic backgrounds.
  6. Have mentored teachers and pre-service teachers and promoted creative, innovating thinking among colleagues.
  7. Have applied skills and in-depth knowledge and understanding to deliver effective lessons and learning opportunities and shared this information with colleagues and pre-service teachers.
  8. Represent the school and the teaching profession in the community. You are professional, ethical and respected individuals inside and outside the school.
  9. Endorsement by Principal.

To apply for the Aspiring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Leaders Program – Cairns, please click on the “Application Form” tab to apply.

Should you have any questions regarding this process or about the program, please contact QELi on +61 7 3007 5222 or registrations@qeli.qld.edu.au

  • Program Structure
  • Phase 1 - Program Preparation

    From: 16/07/2019
    To: 1/09/2019
    Location: Online

    Program preparation, pre-readings, 360-degree survey and debrief

    Phase 2 - Face-to-Face Workshop

    From: 02/09/2019
    To: 04/09/2019
    Location: TBA

    One-day QELi Thought Leader Event and Two-day Workshop

    Phase 3 - Transfer learning into action

    From: 05/09/2019
    To: 10/11/2019
    Location: In-school

    In-school LCAP and 1-hour coaching session

    Phase 4 - Face-to-Face Workshop

    From: 11/11/2019
    To: 12/11/2019
    Location: TBA

    Two-day Workshop

    Phase 5 - Transfer learning into action

    From: 13/11/2019
    To: 23/02/2020
    Location: In-school

    In-school LCAP and 1-hour coaching session

    Phase 6 - Face-to-Face Workshop

    From: 24/02/2020
    To: 25/02/2020
    Location: TBA

    Two-day Workshop including LCAP presentation

    Phase 7 - Finalisation of LCAP

    From: 26/02/2020
    To: 26/03/2020
    Location: In-school

    Finalisation and reflection on LCAP

    Phase 8 - Submission of Reflections on Learning

    From: 27/03/2020
    To: 27/03/2020
    Location: Online
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