ISA Certificate for Advanced School Leadership

The ISA Certificate in Advanced School Leadership recognises excellence in senior leadership and celebrates a continuing commitment to drive personal improvement. It is open to those leaders (both members and non-members) who wish to develop their skills and knowledge in school leadership.

Those who achieve the award will receive framed certification from the association.

This certificate will add value to your credentials, as a demonstration of your advanced leadership skills and continuing development.

How it’s achieved

The certificate is bespoke and can be achieved by collecting credits in different ways. You must collect 25 credits in total to receive the award, through the activities below:

  • Attendance at ISA Senior Leadership Pathway [SLP] courses (4 credits per course)
  • Attendance at selected ISA conferences (4-6 credits per conference)
  • Practical work outside of your normal role, such as relevant experience in governance, over two years in a state or private school (6 credits)

Participants are given two years from their first activity to achieve the award, and should maintain a record of the total credits received through each activity. Once you have reached 25 credits please send your SLP Course Certificates, along with evidence of any practical work you may have completed, to [email protected] in order to claim the ISA Certificate in Advanced School Leadership.