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Content Overview

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

Aspiring NLP is facilitated by a team of several experienced kaiarahi who are all current or former principals, including Marshall Diggs, Dave Randell, Ally Gibbons, Tim Oughton and Pauline Cowens.

The programme also includes:

Regional PLG Workshops

 - PLG1 (in Term One): Auckland

 - PLG2 (in Term Two): Virtual

 - PLG3 (in Term Three): Christchurch

 - PLG4 (in Term Four): Wellington (or virtual option)

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Interpersonal + Leadership + Professional

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

Business Meeting
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

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Related to key themes of Leadership Development

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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.