Australian Primary Principals Association Archives - Education Matters Magazine

Leadership from the head and heart

Dr Vivianne Nikou became the principal of Alphington Grammar School in 2013. In this exclusive interview with Education Matters, she reflects on more than 25 years of experience in school leadership roles, her passion for providing global education rooted in classical and humanistic values, and the sense of pride she feels watching students become well-rounded citizens that aspire to excellence. Read More

APPA: It takes a village

Australian Primary Principals Association (APPA) President, Malcolm Elliott, discusses reforms to policy for the Australian education system at state and national levels and the APPA’s response to the National Teacher Workforce Action Plan and the National School Reform Agreement.
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APPA global competence in students

What is next after COVID-19

Malcolm Elliot has been a teacher for over 40 years. From 2015-2018 he was president of the Tasmanian Principals Association, representing government primary and secondary school principals. He is now president of the Australian Primary Principals Association (APPA). The attention of more than 7600 primary school leaders is turning to the question of “what next?” We could all do with some certainty about the future. It is for this reason that I put forward the idea of multi-year resourcing agreements as a pivotal strategic consideration for decision makers.
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The lessons learnt during COVID-19

By Australian Primary Principals Association (APPA) president Malcolm Elliot.  At time of writing the world is filled with optimism that vaccines will change the course of the pandemic and life will return to something akin to our normal.
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