The Area School Principals' Sabbatical provides 10 school weeks' paid leave for you to undertake professional learning activities, reflection and rejuvenation.
You can also apply for a reimbursement of costs clearly associated with you sabbatical, to maximum of $5,000.
Each year there are ten sabbaticals available to principals, in state or state-integrated area schools, covered by the Area School Principals' Collective Agreement (ASPCA).
Please make sure you read all the webpages for information on the award before applying.
The Frequently Asked Questions can be found here.
If you wish to apply for an Area School Principals' Sabbatical, you must:
Preference is given to applicants who meet the eligibility and assessment criteria and who have not received a study award or sabbatical in the last five years.
You can read previous recipients' sabbatical reports on the Educational Leaders’ website.
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