Thursday, 30 Aug 2007
Improved partnerships between schools, businesses and the community are expected to be key outcomes of the Principal for a Day event to be held on 31 August.
This year’s program will involve 84 “Principals for a Day” matched with school leaders in primary, secondary and special schools in metropolitan and regional Victoria. Honorary principals new to the program include Victorian Education Minister Bronwyn Pike, Victorian Treasurer John Lenders, his Federal counterpart Peter Costello and President of the Western Bulldogs Football Club David Smorgon. Repeat participants include ABC radio presenter Jon Faine, celebrity chef Gabriel Gate, Australian Television Foundation CEO Jenny Buckland, and Australian Council for Educational Research CEO Professor Geoff Masters.