Tagai State College students
Tagai State College students

The YUMI leaders project in partnership with the MATSITI initiative will establish a formal leadership development program for aspiring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders teachers in the Torres Strait and Northern Peninsula (NPA) region.

Over an 18 month period commencing September 2012, the project will deliver:

  • Mapping of aspirant Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders education leaders in the Torres Strait and NPA region
  • Mapping of future educational leadership roles and career pathways within the region for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander teachers
  • Individualised leadership plans for at least 3 aspiring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders teachers and 3 existing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders leaders in the Torres Strait and NPA region
  • A professional program for aspirant Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders education leaders, focusing on:
    • Leadership skills
    • Educational management skills
    • Classified position selection processes
  • Through the summer-school or alternative program, aspiring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders leaders are provided direct experience in educational leadership training courses and/or post-graduate degree programs.

YUMI as leaders project report 2014 »

YUMI as leaders project evaluation summary »

Torres Strait Islands

Also see Tagai State College (Torres Strait) leadership development presentation at MATSITI 2012 National Conference.

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