National Professional Qualifications

 

National Professional Qualification for Middle Leadership (NPQML)

Who is this for?

The National Professional Qualification for Middle Leadership (NPQML) is for those who are, or are aspiring to become, a middle leader 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 assosiates 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

National Professional Qualification for Senior Leadership (NPQSL)

Who is this for?

The National Professional Qualification for Senior Leadership (NPQSL) is for those who are, or are aspiring to become, a senior leader with cross-school responsibilities such as an experienced middle leader, a deputy headteacher, an assistant headteacher, or other senior staff.

What does it include?

  • Half day induction, overview briefng outlining course content and expectations, available support and assessment criteria
  • Four face-to-face days facilitated by expert school leaders
  • 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

National Professional Qualification for Headship (NPQH)

Who is this 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

National Professional Qualification for Executive Leadership (NPQEL)

Who is this for?

The National Professional Qualification for Executive Leadership (NPQEL) is for those who are, or are aspiring to become, an executive headteacher or CEO of a MAT with responsibility for leading several schools.

What does it include?

  • Two day induction, overview briefng outlining course content and expectations, available support and assessment criteria
  • Four face-to-face days facilitated by expert school leaders
  • 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

To book a place or request further information, please visit the National Professional Qualifications (NPQs) 2017 participant registration section here

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