Professional Certificate in Instructional Leadership

The experience


A leading cohort

You will be making connections and sharing ideas with some of the education industry's brightest minds. Many principals and assistant principals take the course as do classroom teachers with leadership aspirations.

Expert tuition, expert research

Built on the ground-breaking work done by Professor John Hattie and Professor Stephen Dinham, the course has a strong focus on evidence-based practices and education research. You will be taught by recognised experts in their field, making you a highly sought-after education professional.

Work/study balance

The course is delivered via two-day on-campus intensives at the University’s Parkville campus – just a short walk to the CBD and a host of cafes, restaurants, shops, theatres, galleries and bars.


Ken Chatterton

Assistant Principal, Clayton North Primary School

The interaction with classmates from different sectors, systems, states and countries was invaluable. When it came to implementing what we had learnt during the masters, we were able to support and learn from each other, exploring the challenges, intricacies and nuances of our varying roles in the different contexts.