Latest News

Latest News

  • Workload and loss of autonomy.
    Workload and loss of autonomy continue to be the issues that most distress our members.  All schools are a different type and size and located in different demographic areas, and with staff with … More
  • Testimonial from an APF Member
    To the APF principal community, I have been an APF member for more than 25 years. I have had the good fortune to lead both a Primary school and a P to 9 College. At times the principal role can be … More
  • An opportunity to reset school and teacher work practices.
    John Handley, APF Advisor   With all the external and internal expectations in our schools, establishing a mindset of teachers on productive and intrinsically rewarding practices must surely be a … More

Current Issues

Current Issues

  • Workload and Wellbeing—A Challenge
    More and more of you are taking on board the need to challenge current culture and take active steps towards the protection of your own health & wellbeing. It was apparent in the summer break the ... More
  • Mobile Phones in Schools
    There are a myriad of comments that can and should be made about this move by the DET to ban mobile phones in schools. The most important of all is this: Given that many schools had already banned ... More
  • Meeting the Minimum Standards and Child Safe Standards in Your Review
    A recent audit report on the implementation of Child Safe Standards released by VAGO was critical of the VRQA, indicating they could have better supported schools in the implementation of the Child ... More

Why Join APF?

As a member of Australian Principals Federation you will join hundreds of other Principal Class members in Victoria who have access to:

  • Legal advice and representation
  • Support, advocacy and industrial protection exclusively for your individual needs as a Principal Class Employee in critical times (resulting in better outcomes). This support is provided with utter discretion and confidentiality.
  • Expertise in pursuing the interest of the Principal Class collectively without fear or favour as a totally independent organisation, exclusively for the interest of the Principal Class.
  • A powerful influence and determination to change the direction of the government agenda on School Governance, Principal accountabilities, conditions of employment, contractual arrangements and protections.
  • Regular e-newsletters with relevant information for you as a Principal Class Employee.

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