Transformational Leadership & Personal Development

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EDGE Institute

Welcome to Australia’s premier leadership and personal development institute forging transformational leadership, building dynamic teams and developing people and culture.

EDGE has a purpose to empower individuals and organisations to unleash their potential, achieve peak performance, and ultimate success in their field. We help you realise your competitive edge.

Drawing on the latest research and working with our global partners, we have created potent professional learning experiences that foster long lasting personal and organisational success. The EDGE Leadership Team has over 40 years  of exemplary achievement in building high impact leaders and teams. You will experience our high quality programs and coaching and our exceptional service as your professional learning partner by choice.

As your partner for growth and driver of success, we aim to ignite your own leadership ‘edge’.

Edge Institute is proud to partner with ACEL to provide education programs across Australia as ACELearn.

We are delighted to unveil ACELearn which transforms our dynamic professional learning offerings as a nationally recognised provider of choice, a one stop shop for educators to support their professional development needs – personally, professionally, and collaboratively.

This service amplifies our ability to respond with agility to individuals, schools, regions, networks and systems across multiple sectors providing public, bespoke and tailored offerings in the areas of middle and senior leadership; beginning and early career teachers, trust and psychological safety, and building collective efficacy. We also can deliver a number of outstanding certified programs including Teach Like A Champion, Crucial Conversations, 7 Habits of Highly Effective People and High Impact Teaching Teams.

Join us in celebrating the dawn of a new era in professional learning with ACELearn.

Dr Barbara Watterston
CEO Australian Council for Education Leaders (ACEL)

Corporate Programs

EDGE’s experienced facilitators are trained in delivering high impact coaching and training aimed at improving the outcomes for individuals, businesses and government teams and organisations.

ACELearn Programs

Whether you are looking for a high-quality program for yourself or your team, or a strategy to build capability across your school or educational organisation, EDGE has a program to meet your needs.


Using our proven methodology ASSESS, IMPROVE, SUSTAIN we diagnose your current context, design, develop and execute an improvement plan and provide strategies for change and improvement.


We offer executive, leadership and wellbeing coaches for individuals as well as team and small group coaching. Our range of best-fit assessment solutions we will enhance your leadership coaching.

Or perhaps something more bespoke?

Give us a call or submit an inquiry and we’ll see about developing a custom training solution for your team.

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Leadership Development Programs

Edge Institute is at the forefront of leadership development, offering various leadership programs designed to nurture authentic leaders across multiple sectors.

Our programs encompass adaptive leadership strategies to shape leaders at all career stages, empowering individuals to thrive in an ever-changing world. With a strong emphasis on thought leadership, our training programs equip emerging leaders with essential  leadership skills and encourage them to become authentic, transformational leaders who lead by example.

“It just makes so much sense to me.  I can really see where I need to change how I work so that I’m more inclusive and strategic.”
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Edge Institute boasts a comprehensive range of 1–2 day Masterclasses masterclasses that cater to those seeking to enhance their leadership skills.

From in-person leadership courses tailored for specific cohorts, to online training courses accessible from anywhere, we offer a wide array of options to meet the unique needs of leaders at various stages of their careers.

Our courses are designed to empower individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in leadership roles, and these short leadership courses provide a convenient and efficient way to acquire essential competencies.

Executive Leadership Coaching

Research indicates that coaching is one of the mos impactful strategies for leaders to strengthen leadership behaviours and their ability to focus on growth and achieving success.  Experienced leaders understand the benefits of having a coach who can walk beside them and challenge their thinking and also bring vast experience to help them navigate the complex leadership environment.

Edge’s Executive coaching suite has highly experienced coaches with significant backgrounds in leadership strategy who understand nuances of executive coaching.

The executive coaching suite is for those experienced leaders looking to gain the edge in their leadership trajectory as it is focused on new through to experienced principals, managers and directors in both the corporate and education arenas.

EDGE Insights

Discover our latest articles, toolkits and summary report findings, based on real data from real clients.

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    HOW DO WE DEVELOP a school culture where the learning of every child and every teacher...

  • Emotional Intelligence in Schools Report

    Emotional intelligence is the ability to understand and manage one's own emotions...

  • Supportive Conversations Toolkit: Conversational Leadership

    The Edge Institute is proud to present our ‘How to Have Supportive Conversations’ Toolkit.


Get the EDGE

Get the EDGE