The National Aboriginal &
Torres Strait Islander
Principals Association
NSW Deadly Leaders Alliance:
Leading our Futur...
Acknowledgement of Country
 I would like to acknowledge the Traditional Owners of
this Land, the Gadigal People of the ...
NSW Deadly Leaders
20 Principals
94 APs, DPs, HTs
922 Teachers
Total= 1036
NSW Deadly Leaders Alliance
Stage 1
 $50 000 project funded by High Performance Unit
 24 Aboriginal leaders attended ...
NSW Deadly Leaders Alliance
Stage 2
 24 Aboriginal leaders to trial “Coach in a Box”
 Organise additional forum in Ca...
Strengths
 Funding provides options and opportunities
 Opportunities to physically come together to
determine areas o...
NSW Deadly Leaders
The NSW Deadly
Leaders Alliance
contributes to the
next layer;
NATSIPA
www.natsipa.edu.au
The background of NATSIPA
 The National and Torres Strait Islander Principals
Association (NATSIPA) has been in develop...
Context
 NATSIPA has membership of Aboriginal and Torres Strait
Islander principals/leaders across most states and
ter...
Purpose
Courage
Persistence
Patience
integrity
 To be the foremost representative voice of Aboriginal
and Torres St...
Strengths
 Cultural identity and our diversity
 Honouring peoples experience- newsletter
 Credible and respected exp...
The benefits
 Building a strong professional network that meets our
cultural and professional needs
 Presence and inf...
Our Future
The only person you are
destined to be is the person
you decide to be
 Ralph Waldo Emerson
www.NATSIPA.org.au
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The National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Principals Association (NATSIPA)

The National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Principals Association (NATSIPA) NSW Deadly Leaders Alliance: Leading our Future MATSITI School Leaders Forum, 17 October 2014 www.matsiti.edu.au/events/leaders
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  • 1. The National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Principals Association NSW Deadly Leaders Alliance: Leading our Future MATSITI School Leaders Forum, 17 October 2014 www.matsiti.edu.au/events/leaders
  • 2. Acknowledgement of Country  I would like to acknowledge the Traditional Owners of this Land, the Gadigal People of the Eora Nation and to pay my respects to Elders past and present.
  • 3. NSW Deadly Leaders 20 Principals 94 APs, DPs, HTs 922 Teachers Total= 1036
  • 4. NSW Deadly Leaders Alliance Stage 1  $50 000 project funded by High Performance Unit  24 Aboriginal leaders attended a forum  Six principals were the planning group  Emailed principals about areas of need  Developed a two hour module ”Applying for Advertised Positions and Promotion”  Established relationship with People and Careers Assistant Director  Presented at State Conference and developed DVD to highlight the need for support
  • 5. NSW Deadly Leaders Alliance Stage 2  24 Aboriginal leaders to trial “Coach in a Box”  Organise additional forum in Canberra (NSW and ACT)  A product to share- a module  MATSITI project- $50 000 Stronger Smarter Leadership Program and HR in partnership (Leadership and Mentoring)  Establishing a communication platform for members for regular contact- Liz
  • 6. Strengths  Funding provides options and opportunities  Opportunities to physically come together to determine areas of need: culturally and professionally  Relationships with High Performance Directorate and Peoples and Careers and NSW Primary Principals Association  Development of professional learning to meet the needs of a diverse group- Who are we? Our needs are not being met through mainstream principal associations  Opportunities for many to lead areas of expertise  Enthusiasm, commitment, passion and a sense of pride
  • 7. NSW Deadly Leaders The NSW Deadly Leaders Alliance contributes to the next layer; NATSIPA
  • 8. www.natsipa.edu.au
  • 9. The background of NATSIPA  The National and Torres Strait Islander Principals Association (NATSIPA) has been in development since 2007 through the support of Principals Australia Institute (PAI)and the Dare to Lead Project, the association was incorporated in 2010.  Since 2010 NATSIPA has been working closely with education organisations, principals and individuals including the Australian Primary Principals Association, AITSL (2 committees), Stronger Smarter Institute, Dare to Lead, First Peoples Education Advisory Group, ACARA and MATSITI projects.
  • 10. Context  NATSIPA has membership of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander principals/leaders across most states and territories  Tasmania does not have any Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander principals  Deputy principals, assistant principals, head teachers and senior education officers are full members  Aboriginal teachers aspiring for leadership are engaging with NATSIPA  Retired principals are valuable members who bring experience, knowledge and wisdom  Friends of our association are advocates
  • 11. Purpose Courage Persistence Patience integrity  To be the foremost representative voice of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander school Principals adding valuable perspectives to the national education agenda.  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander educational leaders, working in schools and education departments, through NATSIPA, will embed Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives and influence the formulation of national education policy, with the key goal of improving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander educational outcomes.  It is through constructive and direct involvement that NATSIPA can lead and influence the educational agenda.
  • 12. Strengths  Cultural identity and our diversity  Honouring peoples experience- newsletter  Credible and respected experts in education and educational leadership  International connection to Maori and Hawaiian principals  Strategic and Implementation Plan  Utilising expertise of membership- survey  Exploring philanthropic funding- Retired principal  Independence  Connection with other educational systems across Australia  Persistence
  • 13. The benefits  Building a strong professional network that meets our cultural and professional needs  Presence and influence at many levels  Working our way from the ground up…grassroots  Celebrating and promoting our deadly leaders  Being proactive  Collectively we have a great deal of influence to challenge educational policy and practice in positive ways
  • 14. Our Future The only person you are destined to be is the person you decide to be  Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • 15. www.NATSIPA.org.au