Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development (ASCD)
US-based with a membership exceeding 160,000.
Australian Council of Deans of Education (ACDE)
Established in 1991 as the peak association of the Deans of faculties and Heads of Schools of Education in universities and other higher education institutions in Australia.
Australian Council for Education Leadership (ACEL)
With over 6500 members ACEL is positioned as Australia’s peak professional association for leaders in education
Australian Institute for Teaching & School Leadership (AITSL)
National agency that has oversight of teacher standards.
Northern Territory Principals Association (NTPA)
Professional association committed to asserting the essential leadership role of members in the development and delivery of Quality Educational Programs in all Northern Territory Schools.
Australian Government Office for Learning & Teaching (OLT)
Established Nov 2011 to administer grants and fellowships; facilitate networking & professional development opportunities for academics and professional staff; disseminate innovations in teaching & learning; commission work to inform public policy development; and to encourage collaboration & sharing of good practice.
Batchelor Institute is an educational institution for the tertiary education of Indigenous people of Australia and the provision of other educational and training programs, courses, facilities and resources for research and study and for related purposes.
Bastow Institute Based in Victoria within the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development the Bastow Institute of Educational Leadership provides courses to extend leadership capability in school & Early Childhood settings and to promote continuous personal growth in dynamic leadership roles.
Consortium of School Networks (CoSN)
The US-based Consortium for School Networking is the peak professional association for school district technology leaders; focused on “empowering educational leaders to leverage technology to realize engaging learning environments”.
International Coaching Federation - Australasian region
ICF is the largest professional association worldwide of coaches with over 1300 members in Australia & NZ; has produced professional standards auspiced by Standards Australia.
Principals Australia Institute
Set up initially in 1993 as the Australian Principals Associations Professional Development Council (APAPDC Inc) to provide support for principals in their own professional development. PAI has the four Australian peak principals' associations on its Board:
- Association of Heads of Independent Schools of Australia
- Australian Primary Principals Association (APPA)
- Australian Secondary Principals Association (ASPA)
- Catholic Secondary Principals Australia (CaSPA)
Managed by the Principals Australia Institute as a network for Principals and aspiring educational leaders.
Teacher Registration Board (NT) The TRB is an independent body charged with: registering teachers, or granting authorisation to an employer to employ an unregistered person as a teacher; liaising with providers of teacher education and professional development in the Northern Territory; supporting the development of appropriate teacher education courses.