Combining the very best leadership pedagogy from the corporate sector with an informed understanding of the contemporary school environment, NESLI programs are designed to equip school leaders with the insights, skills and confidence to accelerate their own development as they simultaneously strengthen the performance of those around them. Utilising the latest developments in online and blended learning technologies, NESLI programs marry the best of connected dialogic learning with easy to use and highly accessible online environments. Representing a powerful platform to positively impact classroom learning all NESLI programs are informed and guided by actual participant experience ensuring that student learning and educational enhancement remain top of mind.


ten month program Supporting the development of Australia’s Deputy and Assistant Principals

Deputy Principals

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A leadership and interpersonal skills development program exclusively for School Business Administrators

Schools Business
Administrators Colloquium

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leadership development program for female school leaders

Leadership Program

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development of exceptional special education leaders and teachers throughout Australia

Special Education

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integrated six-month leadership program for lead teachers

Highly Accomplished & 

Lead Teachers Colloquium

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An advanced communication skills program for teachers



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A three week online course to assist teachers with curriculum planning

Direct Instruction

And Deep Inquiry

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a leadership program designed specifically for female school leaders

Women's Leadership


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A powerful learning experience linking self, school and system

Catholic Schools' Middle Leadership Program

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National Excellence in School Leadership Initiative, NESLI
Level 3, 607 Bourke Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000, Australia


Phone: 1300 938 470

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