NATIONAL PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS (NPQs) 2021/22

Reformed National Professional Qualifications

From September 2021, a reformed suite of NPQs will be available for teachers and leaders who want to develop their knowledge and skills in school leadership and specialist areas of teaching practice. These reforms include:

  • reforming the 3 existing NPQs in senior leadership, headship and executive leadership

Replacing the current NPQ in middle leadership with 3 new NPQs for teachers and leaders who want to develop their expertise in specialist areas of teaching practice

 The areas covered in the 3 new NPQs include:

  • supporting the training and development of others
  • developing teachers who are subject leads or responsible for improving teaching practice in a subject or phase
  • developing teachers who have responsibilities for leading behaviour and culture

NPQSL—National Professional Qualification in Senior Leadership

The NPQSL course provides National recognition of your leadership development and professional achievements as a Senior Leader and will help you to develop the skills, knowledge and confidence you need to be highly effective.  

NPQH—National Professional Qualification for Headship

The first choice qualification for anyone aspiring to be a Head Teacher or Principal.

Full details of course dates and how to apply will follow shortly