National Professional Qualification for Headship (NPQH)

Who is NPQH for?

The National Professional Qualification for Headship (NPQH) is for those who are, or are aspiring to become a headteacher or head of school with responsibility for leading a school.

What does it include?

  • Half day induction, overview briefng outlining course content and expectations, available support and assessment criteria
  • Five face-to-face days facilitated by expert school leaders
  • Support for school-based improvement projects with interactive sessions
  • Nine day school improvement placement in a host school
  • Opportunities for discussion and debate with peers and active support from colleagues
  • Opportunities to stimulate and challenge thinking alongside access to online module resources, facilitated coaching, skype sessions, peer learning and social media links