To meet the challenges facing Victoria, our public sector needs high performing, diverse and collaborative leaders who deliver quality services and outcomes for our community.

The Victorian Leadership Academy is a new and progressive model to achieve this vision for leadership development.

The Academy will use enhanced data and analytics to build a sector-wide view of leadership development requirements, opportunities and interventions.

Starting in 2017, all Victorian public service executives will undergo expert, external assessment, including 360° surveys, psychometric assessment, ability testing, face to face interaction, and behavioural exercises.

All executives will then receive individualised feedback and tailored development plans, aligned with the Victorian Leadership Capability Framework.

The Academy’s creation follows extensive research and consultation in both public and private sector, internationally and at home.  Endorsed by the Victorian Secretaries Board, it will be administered by VPSC.

A new Academy website is currently being developed and will go live early next year. In the interim, Academy updates and news can be found on this page and 2015 VLDP members will continue their program.

We are committed to providing the best possible service and welcome your questions and feedback.

Officially launched 5 September 2016, read the speeches, watch the videos, and view the pictures from the event.


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Academy documents, press-releases, media articles and official statements


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VPSC manages a whole of government executive coaching panel.


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