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Associate Professor Ross Notman

Ross-Notman-imageBA(Hons)(Otago) MEdAdmin PhD(Massey) DipEd(Otago) DipTchg AFNZIM

Director, Centre for Educational Leadership and Administration

Ross' advice to learners

Engage your ‘self’ in the learning.

Ross on working at Executive Education

It is always a pleasure to work with staff and students: targeted learning is of the essence.

Ross on his role at Executive Education

I assist with the Royal Society Enhancing Leadership programme for primary and secondary school Science teachers. My topics include values-based leadership and enhancing the performance of others.

Teaching and industry experience

Ross Notman has been the director of the Centre for Educational Leadership and Administration (CELA) at the University of Otago since 2010. He was formerly foundation head of department, Education Studies and Professional Practice, at the College of Education for 2007-2008.

He is currently the principal New Zealand investigator for two international collaborative leadership projects: a 20-country International Successful School Principalship Project and a 10-country International School Leadership Development Network that is investigating how to prepare educators to be leaders in high-needs schools. In addition, Ross was the director of a Ministry of Education-funded TLRI research project in 2011 that examined values teaching and learning in schools.

Personal membership and key positions

• Principal New Zealand investigator for two international collaborative leadership projects
• Director of a Ministry of Education-funded TLRI research project in 2011
• Associate Fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Management
• Fellow of the New Zealand Educational Administration and Leadership Society

Areas of Specialisation

• Personal dimensions of educational leadership and their impact on teaching and learning
• Values-based leadership
• Successful leadership