Almost 1 in 2 women teachers experience discrimination at their school

Important survey points to widespread biases, boys club culture and bullying.

The pathway to the ‘sweet spot’

A participant in NESLI’s Advanced Leadership Program shares her thoughts on integrity, authenticity and communication as a female educator.

EQ vs IQ: Clash of the Titans

Are EQ and IQ destined to be at war? Darwin-based education leader Paul Drewitt investigates.

NESLI Leaders in Action: Meriyln Burton

Merilyn Burton is Principal of Pelaw Main Public School in the Hunter Region of New South Wales. Merilyn says that NESLI's ALP has taught her a lot about herself, what she values and the kind of leader she strives to be.

2018 named ‘Year of Women in School Leadership’

NESLI announces a strategic framework of research, events and programs designed to increase the representation of women in school leadership roles.


congratulations to amanda sutton

It was great to be at the Home Economics Institute of Australia (HEIA) 2017 National Conference and celebrate Amanda Sutton for winning a scholarship to undertake our Advanced Leadership Program. Amanda is pictured with Betti Tovishazy, National Program Executive Officer at NESLI. Congratulations again to Amanda and thank you to HEIA for making us so welcome.​

The Advanced Leadership Program is a six-month developmental course that provides tailored support to high potential female school leaders. 

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