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National Professional Qualifications (NPQs)


The National Professional Qualifications are accredited by the Department for Education. We are working with Ambition Institute to deliver these new qualifications.

Specialist Qualifications:

  • NPQ Leading Teaching (NPQLT) - designed for teachers who have, or are aspiring to have, responsibilities for leading teaching in a subject, year group, key stage or phase. For more information, please see here.
  • NPQ Leading Teacher Development (NPQLTD) - designed for teachers who have, or are aspiring to have, responsibilities for leading the development of other teachers in their school. For more information, please see here.
  • NPQ Leading Behaviour and Culture (NPQLBC) - designed for teachers who have, or are aspiring to have, responsibilities for leading behaviour and/or supporting pupil wellbeing in their school. For more information, please see here.

To find out about the opportunities to develop your teaching and leading with the new specialist qualifications please see here.

Leadership Qualifications:

  • NPQ Senior Leader (NPQSL) - designed for school leaders who are, or are aspiring to be, a senior leader with cross-school responsibilities. For more information, please see here.
  • NPQ Headteacher (NPQH) - designed for school leaders who are, or are aspiring to be, a headteacher or head of school with responsibility for leading a school. For more information, please see here.
  • NPQ Executive Headteacher (NPQEL) - designed for school leaders who are, or are aspiring to be, an executive headteacher or a school trust CEO with responsibility for leading several schools. This programme is run nationally giving you the opportunity to learn from a network of system leaders. For more information, please see here.
  • NPQ in Leading Literacy (NPQLL) - this new, fully funded NPQ will help you learn the essential knowledge and skills to successfully lead high quality, literacy development and teaching in your school.

  • NPQ in Early Years Leadership (NPQEYL) - this programme is designed specifically for leaders of early years education. Through evidence-based professional development, you’ll learn what great early years learning looks like and how to lead others and your setting. You’ll also look at what others can learn from you.

To express your interest in an NPQ course in 2022-23, please click here.

 

Email us at TSH@whtc.co.uk if you have any questions.