Welcome to NZEALS.

We offer networking, resources and events to grow leadership potential in all educational sectors.

We hold FREE leadership forums, for non-members and members. We have open access to our journal, JELPP, and to public pages of our newsletter Leading Lights. For access to the member directory, member-only pages and forums, please login - or join NZEALS.

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Being the leader I need

Following the success of our 2020 Leadership Forums, you are invited to join us for 2021, exploring the theme: ‘Being the leader I need’.

Term 1: Knowing the leader I am

Term 2: Navigating leadership

Term 3: Lifting our sights

You will engage with educational leaders in all sectors from across New Zealand in small-group dialogue which will deepen your own understandings of leadership. You are encouraged to bring your co-leaders with you, and to join NZEALS to get the full benefit of post-forum follow-through. Each online forum lasts around 50 minutes.

Next Events

Online Forum 1 – Term 2 2021

May 17 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

In Term 2 we move on to: Navigating leadership. This topic is explored through two sessions, looking at how we use our leadership skills for positive impact, and at how we flourish relationships with others.

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The Contributive Curriculum – 27 May, 2021 – Auckland

May 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Ponsonby Primary
44 Curran Street, Ponsonby
Auckland, 2011 New Zealand

The Auckland NZEALS branch is delighted to be hosting Joanne McEachen contributing to our theme this year – “Being the Leader I need”. The Contributive Curriculum, a powerful tool for prioritising wellbeing in kura, schools, early learning services, and kōhanga reo.

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​NZEALS advocates, builds and shares high-quality educational leadership.​ NZEALS connects leadership research and practice across all educational sectors.


Leading Lights Issue 1 - 2021 available now.

NZEALS' Leading Lights newsletter is now being published online on the NZEALS web site and Issue 1 - 2021 is now available here.

Some of the content is member-only, so make this the day that you join NZEALS - use the Join NZEALS button below.