University-based, Community-aligned

As a valuable University of Saskatchewan research centre, the Saskatchewan Educational Leadership Unit (SELU) is a non-profit agency that provides customized consultative services to educational partners, First Nations authorities, and human services agencies that enhance leadership development and educational programs.

While delivering on U of S priorities, SELU is a collaborative and active partner in the K–12 and post-secondary education sectors.  It is focused on enhancing the quality of leadership in education, improving student learning outcomes, and student well-being.

Our Vision

Educational and human service organizations that are guided by effective, knowledgeable, and research-informed leaders who support, strengthen, and achieve exceptional student outcomes and enriched well-being in schools and communities.

Our Mission

To provide opportunities for leadership development through professional learning, dialogue, research, and leadership studies; and to offer consulting services to local, national, and international organizations.

Excellence in Educational Leadership

The Saskatchewan Educational Leadership Unit (SELU) is a non-profit agency that provides customized consultative services to educational partners, First Nations authorities, and human services agencies that enhance leadership development and educational programs.  Established by the Ministry of Education in 1986, the Saskatchewan Educational Leadership Unit has served provincial, national, and international clients by:

  • designing and implementing professional development programs and activities;
  • conducting research and administrative studies on educational leadership and issues that affect it;
  • providing a forum for the discussion of significant educational and administrative issues;
  • linking organizations involved in leadership development; and,
  • consulting with agencies and individuals interested in enhancing their leadership development and educational programs.

SELU is a collaborative and active partner in the K-12 and post-secondary education sectors. We focus on enhancing the quality of leadership in education, improving student learning outcomes and student well-being.

SELU operates as a Type A Centre at the University of Saskatchewan, and is aligned with the College of Education and the Department of Educational Administration. We are uniquely positioned to conduct and share research, and to connect faculty with special research interests and expertise to the field. Our work enables faculty to stay current on issues facing school divisions, First Nations authorities, and agencies from the human services sectors.