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Who is the NPQ Headship (NPQH) aimed at?

The NPQH is for school leaders who are, or are aspiring to be, a headteacher or head of school with responsibility for leading a school.

What will you learn?

You’ll develop expertise in the knowledge, skills and concepts for areas of whole-school responsibility related to your role as an aspiring or current headteacher. Modules include: • School culture • Teaching • Curriculum and assessment • Behaviour • Additional and special needs • Professional development • Organisational management • Working in partnership • Governance and accountability • Implementation

Apply for our NPQ Headship programme

We offer:  

  • Exceptional nationally recognised professional development training  

  • Established Research School to underpin evidence-based practice  

  • Experienced staff to support your journey 

  • Extensive network of schools and teachers to help to support your career 

How participants benefit: 

  • Supported professional development leading to a valuable, nationally recognised qualification 

  • An opportunity to develop skills and knowledge in specialist areas and school leadership while valuing your time 

  • Possible career advancement into a specialist area 

How schools benefit: 

  • Build capacity to develop expertise in high quality teaching practice 

  • Developing and retaining excellent teachers and specialists in behaviour and culture 

  • Empowering your colleague to drive change aligned with your school’s strategy 

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Get in touch about the NPQ Headship

To discuss the NPQH or NPQs in general, you can speak to our NPQ coordinator, Sarah Bishop, who can talk you through the high-quality provision on offer from NELT Hub as well as how to apply. Call Sarah on 0191 518 0222 or email us using the link below.

NPQ Events

  • Talk to us and ask questions about NPQs and development opportunities

    30 min