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ESHA, the European School Heads Association, is the leading network for European school leaders. Members of ESHA are national associations for school heads and deputy school heads within primary, secondary and vocational education. Nearly all European countries are represented within ESHA by one or more associations. The ESHA members represent 85,000 school leaders in Europe.

The ESHA network is an international community in which experiences, visions and views between the members, research organizations, policy makers and teachers are exchanged and in which new ideas are born The aim of ESHA is to disseminate good practices through the ESHA magazine (17600 subscribers), regional conferences, website and community portal. ESHA works closely together with the EC to improve the quality of school leaders and by doing so, improving the quality of European education as a whole.

Petra van Haren


ESHA is the School Heads Association in Europe and represents 64.000 school leaders in (pre-) primary, secondary and vocational education. ESHA connects school leaders, researchers and policy makers with the collective aim to learn from each other and improve education.
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