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NPQ Specialist and Leadership in partnership with BPN

Copy of bpn logoApplication deadline 16 December

The Autumn 22 NPQs have now started but it is not too late to register for the Spring 2023 cohort!  See below for full details of the NPQs and register by the deadline of Friday 16 December. 

NPQ Information Webinars 28 November to 1 December

BPN is hosting a series of information webinars to give more information on NPQs. The schedule is below.

Programme

Date

Time

Link

Leadership NPQs

28-Nov

4.00pm-5.00pm

https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/6716680864550/WN_RRTNdtCpQtqo8F32z3js4w

NPQLT

29-Nov

4.00pm-5.00pm

https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/5316684282346/WN_uptxJnJhSxyCI7ogYU9DJA

NPQLTD

30-Nov

4.00pm-5.00pm

https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/3816684285523/WN_2aHy-8uqRFCP4Ney_4gzUg

NPQLBC

01-Dec

4.00pm-5.00pm

https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/3816684285766/WN_zCdoiRjUQSuWms5PPwpm7g

Npq webinars for spring 23 clickable
National Professinal Qualifications are a set of prestigious qualifications, widely recognised by the sector. They are voluntary and are designed to support the professional development of teachers and school leaders at all levels, across primary and secondary schools. There are leadership NPQs and specialist NPQs - see below for a breakdown of each one

The Application Process

  1. Please complete the online application form on the Outstanding Leaders Partnership website, linked here.  Please note, you will be required to register a profile first before completing the application form itself. This will enable you to save and return to your application later.
  2. When completing the registration form, under the 'Engagement Route' applicants will be asked to identify whether they are applying through a delivery partner via a drop down menu. Please select Astra Teaching School Hub when prompted.
  3. Having completed this application form, you will be directed to complete a DfE registration process. A useful guide on how to complete the DfE registration can be found in the documents section below.

Apply for your NPQ now on www.outstandingleaders.org

 


There are 8 different NPQs:

National Professional Qualification for Leading Teacher Development (NPQLTD)

National Professional Qualification for Leading Teacher Development (NPQLTD) – for teachers who have, or are aspiring to have, responsibilities for leading the development of other teachers in their school. They may have responsibilities for the development of all teachers across a school or specifically trainees or teachers who are early in their career.

National Professional Qualification for Leading Behaviour and Culture (NPQLBC)

National Professional Qualification for Leading Behaviour and Culture (NPQLBC) – for teachers who have, or are aspiring to have, responsibilities for leading behaviour and/or supporting pupil wellbeing in their school.

National Professional Qualification for Leading Teaching (NPQLT)

National Professional Qualification for Leading Teaching (NPQLT) – for teachers who have, or are aspiring to have, responsibilities for leading teaching in a subject, year group, key stage or phase.

National Professional Qualification for Leading Literacy

Ideal for teachers who have, or are aspiring to have, responsibilities for leading literacy across a school, year group, key stage or phase.

National Professional Qualification for Early Years Leadership

For leaders qualified to at least Level 3 with a full and relevant qualification who are, or are aspiring to be: 

  • managers of Private, Voluntary and Independent nurseries
  • headteachers of school-based or maintained nurseries
  • childminders with leadership responsibilities

 

National Professional Qualification for Senior Leadership (NPQSL)

National Professional Qualification for Senior Leadership (NPQSL) – for school leaders who are, or are aspiring to be, a senior leader with cross-school responsibilities.

National Professional Qualification for Headship (NPQH)

National Professional Qualification for Headship (NPQH) – for school leaders who are, or are aspiring to be, a headteacher or head of school with responsibility for leading a school.  Also, if you are a new Headteacher, please see our section on The Early Headship Coaching Offer

National Professional Qualification for Executive Leadership (NPQEL)

National Professional Qualification for Executive Leadership (NPQEL) – for school leaders who are, or are aspiring to be, an executive headteacher or have a school trust CEO role with responsibility for leading several schools.