Member Benefits

Advocacy

The TPA:

+ advocates for you

+ represents you in the media

+ liaises with the AEU on industrial matters

+ influences education policy and strategies through access to the Minister and the highest levels of DoE leadership

+ represents you on consultative groups informing policy and implementation

+ advocates for state school students

+ represents you nationally and internationally through Australian Primary Principals Association, Australian Government Primary Principals Association, Australian Secondary Principals Association and the International Confederation of Principals.

Support

We provide confidential support for members. Please contact Dr Sally Milbourne 0418 162 137; sally.milbourne@education.tas.gov.au; and the TPA Professional Support Programme for collegial support and advice. TPA Professional Support Programme

Collegiality

The TPA shares good practice and develops initiatives to support and assist government school leaders in their roles throughout Tasmania. We provide opportunities for school leaders to meet both formally and informally. The three TPA regional branches (South, North, North West):

+ welcome new and prospective members

+ hold social functions to recognise the careers of our retiring colleagues

+ hold social functions to provide informal networks

The TPA works closely with the DoE on principal health and wellbeing issues.

Professional Learning

Access to discounted rates for learning opportunities through workshops, conferences and forums.

Networking

Meet, collaborate and work with other educational leaders around Tasmania through involvement in professional learning, branch meetings, state-wide meeting opportunities and social functions.