Alitja Rigney and SA teachers
Alitja Rigney (front centre) and SA teachers

Applications are now available for the Dr Alitya Rigney Aboriginal Leadership Scholarships Program.

The SA Department of Education and Child Development (DECD) has two places available for Aboriginal registered teachers to participate in an individually structured leadership pathway program supported by experienced school leaders.

Leadership includes any of the following: principal, pre-school director, deputy principal and  other school leadership positions.

The two year program will provide release time and support for focused leadership learning, experience and mentoring from Term 3 2013.

The opportunity is open to Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people who have a teaching degree, current teacher registration and recent experience in a DECD school or preschool.

How to apply

Download ALSP Information and Application Form


Susie Stevens, Program Manager, Attraction & Retention, or phone 8226 1456

Applications close 9am Friday 5 April 2013

The DECD Aboriginal Leadership Scholarship Program is jointly funded by DECD and MATSITI,  and supported by SA Primary Principals Association, SA Secondary Principals Association and the Australian Education Union.

ALSP Program project report 2015 »


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