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The National Aspiring Leaders Programme is designed to develop leadership focused on improving student learning outcomes in schools.

NALP is facilitated by a team of several experienced kaiarahi who are all current or former principals, including Marshall Diggs, Roger Moses and Pauline Cowens.

The programme also includes:

Regional PLG Workshops

 - PLG1 (in Term One): Auckland

 - PLG2 (in Term Two): Christchurch

 - PLG3 (in Term Three): Online Streaming

 - PLG4 (in Term Four): Wellington (plus live streaming option)


Interpersonal + Leadership + Professional

Delivered as a 4 korero per term on our personalised forum which provides an on-going NALP professional learning community

Mentoring Sessions
  • 2 x Face to face mentoring sessions from one of the Aspiring NLP Kaiarahi

  • 2 x Virtual mentoring sessions from one of the Aspiring NLP Kaiarahi


Related to key themes of Leadership Development

Professional Readings

Books can be purchased through Growth Culture at PLG1, sourced yourself or issued from the library

Aspiring NLP is currently not a Ministry of Education funded project although Growth Culture is a distinguished Ministry of Education Professional Learning and Development provider.

Participants who graduate from the Aspiring National Leaders Programme receive Growth Culture accreditation (GC701) and the Aspiring National Leaders Programme certification.




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Growth Culture is a

Ministry of Education Accredited Professional Learning Provider.