Sinan is an experienced leader with over 18 years’ experience as a school administrator of both rural and metropolitan primary schools.
Vasse Primary School
He is passionate about public education and has a strong moral commitment to improving the educational, social and emotional outcomes of all students.
Through actively engaging Vasse Primary School in instructional leadership, Sinan has built a strong visual presence. This is done in combination with providing inspiration for staff to create 21st century learning environments in order to aid in the delivery of the best educational outcomes possible for students.
Sinan’s goal is to provide vibrant educational leadership with a focus on building mutual trust, understanding and respect between students and educators. He works hard to instil pride and a sense of community in Vasse Primary School by involving parents and the wider community in education. As part of his career vision, Sinan strives to ensure that the school communities he leads, or supports other principals to lead, are provided with the best possible educational opportunities to succeed.
In his change management project, Sinan explored the topic of Teacher Mobility. The purpose of this project was to recognise ongoing complexities in facilitating teaching mobility in regional and remote schools. The objectives of this project aimed to identify strategies and incentives that would increase pre-service teacher attraction to public education, and graduate teacher commencement and retention in regional and remote schools (beyond three years).