Professional Writing for Principals, Executives and Teachers - 2018


This course is intended for principals, executives and teachers, encompassing the various styles of writing required of them in their everyday work at school.

It is intended to provide participants with a sound knowledge of the basics of writing to the various audiences which may be the focus of their letters, submissions, emails, newsletters, policy/procedural documents and other written communication.

The course will examine the identification of the audience, the use of evidence in writing and the need to use audience appropriate language and presentation.

The course will workshop examples of writing produced by principals, executives and teachers, analysing the content and assessing the appropriateness of purpose.

Participants will also consider the risks associated with cases of inappropriate or unprofessional writing.

The course will provide participants with the opportunity to develop their own writing skills and to share examples of their work with other course participants for critical analysis.



Completing a  Professional Writing for Principals, Executives and Teachers course will contribute 5 hours of NESA Registered PD addressing 6.3.2, 7.1.2, 7.2.2, 7.3.2, 7.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

Target Participants

Principals, executives and teachers in schools.


There will be a mix of full group, break-out and plenary sessions.

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