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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Tasmanian Combined Principals Conference 2017


Tasmanian Combined Principals Conference 2017 Blundstone Arena, Bellerive, Tasmania, from 9 to 11 August 2017. Leading Today For Tomorrow Welcome to The Leading Today for Tomorrow, a conference for educational leaders to be held in Hobart, 2017. Tasmanian..More info

Media Release - Principals' Health Survey Sparks Concern

Tasmania’s state school leaders’ body, the Tasmanian Principals Association, has expressed concern following the release of the 2017 Australian Principal Occupational Health, Safety and Wellbeing Survey, which reveals steadily increasing pressures on school principals and deputies, in all sectors, across all states. TPA President Malcolm Elliott said “This is the sixth consecutive annual report highlighting significant concerns in the area of school leader wellbeing. Principals report their stress is mainly caused by the ‘sheer quantity of administrative work’ they are required to perform, leaving little time available to focus on teaching and learning.” Workplace demands on principals are 1.5 times higher than the general populat ...Read More



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