Who is a professional leader?

The Education Act defines a professional leader as: 

  • In the case of a school, the principal 
  • In the case of an early childhood service, the professional leader 
  • In the case of any other educational institution, the chief executive or person occupying an equivalent position 

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Your role in supporting teachers

The Council has a legislative role to support the professional status of teachers and high-quality teaching. Professionals leaders help achieve this by: 

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