National Professional Qualification for Middle Leadership (NPQML)

Who is NPQML for?

The National Professional Qualification for Middle Leadership (NPQML) is for those who are, or are aspiring to become, a middle leader training for teachers with responsibility for leading a team such as a key stage leader, a curriculum area leader, a pastoral services leader, a subject leader, a special educational needs co-ordinator (SENCO), or a head of department.

What does it include?

  • Half day induction, overview briefing outlining course content and expectations, available support and assessment criteria
  • Three face-to-face days facilitated by expert school leaders and associates covering areas of importance
  • Support for school-based improvement projects with interactive sessions
  • 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