The Northern Territory Principals’ Association is:

  • A viable, independent, credible professional association

  • Recognised as a key stakeholder in Northern Territory Education

  • Committed to the application of the National Professional Standard for Principals


To be the voice of Quality School Leadership in the Northern Territory


  • Diversity

  • Resilience

  • Excellence

  • Advocacy

Statement of Intent

  1. NTPA will support members to grow professionally and personally throughout their leadership journey by:
    • Providing opportunities for collegiality and sharing of professional practice.
    • Providing professional and personal support.
  2. NTPA will effectively represent members in educational policy development and implementation by:
    • Consulting with and engaging members;
    • By meeting regularly with key stakeholders;
    • Influencing DoE and Government policy development and implementation.
  3. NTPA will be an effective advocate for education and the Principalship (principals and assistant principals) by:
    • Actively celebrating and promoting education at Territory, national and international levels.
    • Proudly and actively promoting the Principalship and school leadership as a dynamic, proactive and inclusive professional association.
    • Having a strong public voice in educational debate in the Northern Territory.

Delamere Street | Tiwi, NT 0810

e: ntpa.admin@education.nt.gov.au