Nesli Newsletter

December 2019

NESLI Leadership Program now accredited by Australian Catholic University
NESLI is pleased to announce that their Catholic Schools Middle Leadership Program is now formally accredited through the Australian Catholic University (ACU).

The partnership will mean that teachers who complete the Catholic Schools Middle Leadership Program through NESLI will be eligible to apply for 10 points of unspecified credit towards ACU's Master of Educational Leadership and Master of Education. Find out more.

 How do you let your teachers know that they are appreciated in the classroom?
More and more teachers in Australia are leaving the profession. From struggling to manage the expectations of parents, frustrations with parts of the curriculum and a lack of support to deal with the pressure that is placed on teachers, it is more important than ever for school leaders to let their teaches know that they notice and appreciate the work they do with students in the classroom. Read more here.


Professor Mike Gaffney on Passion, Persistence and Priorities
Professor Mike Gaffney recently wrote this piece on the three key pillars of educational leadership, and how you can establish all three for yourself.

Should teachers be up-skilled in E-safety?
E-Safety Commissioner Julie Inman Grant has called for teachers to be taught E-Safety, so that lessons about online safety can be taught in Australian schools. In her article for Education Matters, she argues that we need to give children the tools they need to positively shape their digital experiences. She also points out that for students, online bullying is often perpetrated by their fellow classmates. You can read the full article here.

How do you plan for positive behaviour in the classroom?
This insightful podcast from Teacher magazine is all about planning for positive behaviour in your classroom in the new year. From engagement and re-engagement tactics, to ways to elicit positive reactions from students, it’s a really informative listen. 


Leadership is a competitive quality; here’s how to be memorable 
Are you looking at stepping into a leadership role in the New Year? This article has great some ideas for how to be memorable (in a good way) and give yourself a competitive advantage during your interviews.

​More from NESLI: 

The Staff Wellbeing Toolkit

Graduates of NESLI's Catholic Schools Middle Leadership Pathways Program share their journey

NESLI's International Advisory Board 

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