The federation of primary schools headteachers in Tanzania started on 1994 in Dar es salaam known as DAPSHA (DAR ES SALAAM PRIMARY SCHOOLS HEADTEACHERS ASSOCIATION).
It aimed to connect all headteachers in order to solve different problems regarding primary schools. Partner with government and various educational institutions to provide quality education and raise the quality of education in the country. Provide an opportunity to discuss, collaborate and exchange experiences in dealing with challenges at school.
This union is officially registered in 2018 by the interior ministry on the 21st january.
This union had various leaders as follows
1994 - 2003
2003 - 2005
2006 - 2010
DAPSHA to TAPSHA