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Talking About Leadership: It Starts With You

Monday, 16th April 9:00am—3:30pm Education Development Centre 4 Milner Street, Hindmarsh Lynne Symons is a proud member of SASPA.  A principal for 23 years, Lynne now works tirelessly as an educational consultant to “Make Learning Better”.   This full-day workshop is designed for Assistant Principals and Deputy Principals. Subtitled ,“from the secret sauce to the […]


Expression of Interest: Transforming Your School?

Transforming Your School? Becoming a member of SASPA’s “World Class Learners” Network facilitated by Professor Yong Zhao may be exactly what you need! SASPA has formed a partnership with Professor Yong Zhao, author of the 2012 best seller, “World Class Learners: Educating Creative & Entrepreneurial Students”. SASPA’s partnership with Professor Yong Zhao will see him […]


Meet the 2018 SASPA Board

All principal members of SASPA will be attending the DECD Leaders’ Day on Friday 16th February.  Most will also be attending The Literacy Summit the day before; i.e., Thursday 15th February.  On this understanding, the SASPA Board will host an informal networking event at Home Ground from 4:30pm – 6:00pm on Thursday 15th February. Date: Thursday […]


Unleashing Your Leadership Potential – 2018 SASPA Aspiring Leaders’ Program

SASPA is proud to announce registrations are open for the 2018  Aspiring Leaders’ Program: “Unleashing Your Leadership Potential” an action research learning program for Band B Leaders Who: Those with an interest in building their capacity to lead our secondary schools in the 21st century. When: This is a multi-day program but includes online components. […]


Courageous Conversations with Thilan Legierse

Thilan Legierse was previously a barrister who worked for the United Nations in Cambodian and Bosnian war crimes at The Hague. Her human rights background has given her extraordinary skills in mediation and communication. This event offers the opportunity to hear Thilan share the tools and strategies she uses to resolve high conflict in workplaces. When […]


Susan Hyde

Susan’s father was the bank manager at both Minlaton on York Peninsula and Cummins on Eyre Peninsula. She has fond memories of country life. The family retuned to Adelaide for her secondary schooling and she went to Pasenda High School. Like hundreds of others at the time she came to teaching as a bonded student […]