School Leader Forum: WA Public School Leadership Strategy (TUT)

24 places available

Start:  Friday 16 November 2018 - 9.00am

Finish: Friday 16 November 2018 - 1.00pm

New Premises:  SSTUWA building, 1 West Street, West Perth WA 6005 (off Thomas Street)


About the forum

SSTUWA invites all school leaders to attend the Term Four Forum that will focus on detailed discussions around the Department of Education Leadership Strategy 2018 - 2021.

Leaders will have the opportunity to learn more about the driving principles of the strategy. You will also learn about the 10 key projects that will deliver on the strategy’s goals.  The forum will unpack the four major areas of focus within the strategy.  These include:

  • Talent Identification and Selection
  • Leadership Development and Support
  • Performance Improvement, Management and Feedback
  • System Leadership

Outline of the forum:  

Join Peter Hamilton, DoE personnel and the SSTUWA school leader team to explore a range of topics.

An Overview of the Public School Leadership Strategy 2018 -2021

David Lee, Acting Vice President, SSTUWA

David will provide an overview of the Leadership Strategy including some priority actions planned over the next four years.  He will explain the four major focus areas of the strategy.

Personal Attributes of Effective School Leaders

Peter Hamilton, Hamilton Associates

Personal qualities have always been important for leadership effectiveness but from literature we now have a clearer sense of what those core personal qualities are. Peter will summarise his research from the literature to answer the question. What is known about the personal attributes of school leaders that make them effective?

Early Identification of Talent and Potential Leaders  in School –A Conversation

Frank Pansini and Cheryl Townsend, Principal Advisors, Leadership, Innovation and Strategy

A structured opportunity to consider the personal attributes required of leaders in the sophisticated and complex environment of public schools. You will have the opportunity to identify challenges and opportunities for early identification of future and emerging leaders.


$ 50 : Members
$ 100 : Non-Members


Morning tea and lunch provided.

We are able to supply a vegetarian or gluten free option. Please advise prior to the event.

Nominated Audience

Principals and Deputies, HODs, Program Coordinators

Trade union training leave

Members in schools and TAFE colleges are eligible for five days of paid leave per year to attend trade union training (TUT).

To comply with TUT leave requirements applicants must:

  • Submit applications to DoE/principal four weeks prior to the event.
  • Provide DoE/principal with a printed copy of the course program attached to this form.
  • Be nominated by the SSTUWA. See “nominated audience” on the attached course program.

This leave provision covers teacher relief for members attending SSTUWA TUT courses.

For school administration
When processing TUT leave applications:

  • Indicate the leave is “Miscellaneous Paid Leave” when completing an application for leave form.
  • “Trade Union Training - project code 1471” should be written under leave type