The Science Teaching Leadership Programme supports the Government’s national strategic plan for science in society.  This programme requires a formal commitment from the school or science department to make science learning and professional development a priority for 12 – 18 months following the participant teacher’s return to school.

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  • gain an understanding of the Nature of Science curriculum strand through workshops and working in a scientific organisation for two terms
  • develop their leadership skills through participating in leadership training
  • facilitate improvement of science teaching and student learning school-wide, working alongside their principal and/or head of department to enhance the school’s science programme and vision for science education

STLP Guidelines (Word 2007, 73 kB)

STLP Application Form (Word 2007, 80 kB)

STLP Declaration (Word 2007, 48 kB)

STLP Written Referee Form (Word 2007, 35 kB)

Applications are open for schools wanting to begin phase one of the programme in either term one 2017 or term 3 2017 (this start date is subject to government funding).

Applications for this round will close on Thursday 8 September 2016.

If your school is interested in applying,  please read guidelines above.
For further information, contact or phone 04 472 7421.


The Science Teaching Leadership Programme replaces the Primary Science Teacher Fellowships and the Endeavour Teacher Fellowships

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