Policy on the South African Standard for Principalship published

(Enhancing the Professional Image and Competencies of School Principals)

The Minister of Basic Education published the above policy on 18 March 2016 (Government Gazette No 39827). The Standard applies to all principals at all South African schools and sets out key dimensions of the work to be undertaken by the principal of a school.  It also makes reference to skills and qualities that are necessary for executing the duties of a school principal.

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