Australian Professional Standard for Principals

Using the Standard

Education systems, sectors and jurisdictions across Australia are incorporating the Standard in a range of ways including:

  • induction processes
  • performance and development
  • professional learning frameworks
  • strategic planning
  • position descriptions
  • as a resource in higher education programs.

Tools for putting the Standard into action

These resources are available to assist in engaging with the Standard. Selecting one of the Standard Activity Cards at a time and using the Priorities Matrix, work in small groups to unpack the Standard.

Standards cards and matrix

The Standard Activity Cards
Download the cards 1.1 MB PDF

The Standard Priority Matrix
Download the matrix 49.8 Kb PDF