Content Overview

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

NELP is facilitated by a team of several experienced Kaiarahi who are all current or former principals, including Marshall Diggs, Roger Moses and Pauline Cowens, Dave Randell and Ally Gibbons.

The programme also includes:

Regional PLG Workshops

PLG Term One Auckland


PLG Term One Christchurch


Interpersonal + Educational

Delivered as 3 korero per term on our personalised forum which provides an on-going NELP professional learning community. See more here

Mentoring Sessions
  • 4 x Virtual mentoring sessions from one of the NALP Kaiarahi

Professional Readings

Reading [FISH] can be purchased through Growth Culture at PLG1, sourced yourself or issued from the library.


EMERGING 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 Emerging National Leaders Programme receive Growth Culture accreditation (GC501) and the Emerging National Leaders Programme certification.




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Growth Culture is a

Ministry of Education Accredited Professional Learning Provider.