SAPA KZN - South African Principals' Association of KwaZulu Natal

“Education is the most powerful weapon which
you can use to change the world.”
- Nelson Mandela
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Whatever you do, do it with excellence.
People of excellence are not ordinary people but extra
ordinary people who chose to do extra ordinary things.
With SAPA KZN we can do those extra ordinary together.
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organized by your executive and which are in tune
with local needs.
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SAPA KZN 2022 Year Planner
SAPA KZN UPDATE  14-7-2022
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From the President - Linda Shezi

Taking on the challenge to steer SAPA KZN for the next few years is both an honour and a privilege. I was appointed the Deputy Principal of New Forest High School in 2007. My passion is seeing schools grow from strength to strength and to see schools have a positive impact in the lives of the learners, staff and the greater community.

As SAPA KZN President I will endeavour to maintain the professional integrity of our association, see it grow and ensure our members benefit from associating with SAPA. Our Provincial Committee is made up of Heads of school who give up their time to make our association function. I am deeply appreciative of such more
What is SAPA KZN?

SAPA was formed in 1995 at a launching conference in the Western Cape. It is based on the principles of non-alignment to any political party or organization, or to any other educator body or union. This paves the way for individuals to be members of the major teacher unions in South Africa and also be members of SAPA. While SAPA is the national umbrella body, the association effectively functions at a provincial level. Each province elects its own executive committee to organize activities within the province, such as conferences, local seminars, newsletters, negotiations with provincial education departments in the interests of members more

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Here are a few benefits for you as a Principal.
Membership of a professional body which aims at enhancing your skills and professional development so that you will feel more confident about the task of leading your school.
The opportunity to attend local and provincial workshops, seminars and conferences organized by your executive and which are in tune with local needs. Your participation at the local and provincial level will determine the effectiveness of SAPA-MP.
The opportunity, through SAPA-MP representatives, to have a say in the planning and organization of SAPA national executive.
Through SAPA-MP representatives, information fed down to grassroots level from national and provincial education authorities; in other words an effective communication channel.
The opportunity to attend the annual national conference which ensures that you will be at the forefront of educational developments by means of stimulating and relevant keynote speakers and challenging and practical workshop sessions. A different SAPA provincial executive hosts the annual conference each year.
Ensuring that you never feel isolated from not only national but also international trends, SAPA provides opportunities to access current world developments in educational leadership through membership of the international Confederation of Principals (ICP) and the African Convention of Principals (ACP).

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