TPA at the heart of leadership

The Tasmanian Principals Association is a highly respected professional association which exists to provide support to public school leaders and a thriving public education system. The TPA focuses on the highest quality leadership development. The TPA is recognised as a pivotal group in the formation of policy and strategic direction at departmental and government levels. All sections of the media respect the professional, balanced voice of the Tasmanian Principals Association. Read More...


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Tough Conversations with Michael Hawton


ONE-DAY PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COURSE Holding students, parents or staff accountable for bad behaviour and breached expectations. For School Principals, Assistant Principals, School Leaders and School Business Managers. The Presenter Michael Hawton is a psychologist, trained..More info

John Laing Professional Development Awards 2016

John Laing is a past Tasmanian School Principal who was a foundation member of Principals Australia Institute (previously known as the Principals Association Professional Development Council) in 1993. John’s passionate belief and energy was the driving force behind the first cross-sectoral professional learning projects for all school leaders in Australia. The primary goal for John was to encourage school leaders to become involved in quality professional development activities, and to constantly improve outcomes for young people’s learning. He endeavoured to take an active role in his schools to empower others to create a growing environment where excellence in all undertakings was valued and pursued. John would hope that this Award would encourage and support Au ...Read More



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