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.

Five things teachers need to do this summer

Dr David Franklin takes a look at how teachers can pay attention their wellbeing in addition to fine-tuning and updating their craft.

Wilcannia-Forbes Diocese to Tackle Schools Staff Wellbeing in 2018

Landmark mental health toolkit to be rolled out across half of NSW.

Course for school staff vastly improves positivity, collaboration and social capital

Interim report shows marked uplift in key wellbeing metrics for all participant schools.


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. 

Betti Tovishazy and Amanda Sutton
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