Recruit. Retrain. Retain.
  October 06 2022
Good quality professional development opportunities could inspire and motivate practitioners to develop their practice and in turn, raise the quality of education delivered to children. Find out how employee training can improve the wellbeing of everyone in your setting and help you retain your employees.
International NPQH - Eliz Dadson case study
  February 28 2020
Eliz chose Best Practice Network’s NPQH for international schools programme after a long period of professional reflection. “I knew that I wanted to lead a school and have a more direct impact in the lives of the young people in my care,” she says.
International Distance NPQML - Scott Shovelton case study
  February 17 2020
Scott Shovelton’s NPQML project provided a major boost to pastoral support at his school in Qatar. Scott, who is head of Physical Education at Doha British School’s Al Wakra campus, developed a learning mentor programme for one of the qualification’s required school improvement projects.
Stephen Viner - NPQEL International Case Study
  September 26 2019
The principal of The British International School Al Khobar (BISAK) in Saudi Arabia, Stephen is starting his own professional development journey on Best Practice Network’s international NPQEL. The programme will prepare him to lead a period of considerable change at BISAK.
International NPQ Case Study: following up with Bev Ross, NPQH candidate and Deputy Principal, China
  July 11 2019
For Bev Ross, a deputy principal at an international school in Guangdong Province, China, doing the NPQH programme with BPN boosted her career development and helped her school tackle a major challenge.
Building communication and language with EAL children
  March 04 2019
Shabnum Bi at Anglesey Playgroup wrote to us about her setting’s practice in communication and language to support children that mainly have English as an Additional Language (EAL).
Early Years teacher case study - Will Purcell
  January 14 2019
I would like to use my new knowledge to give the children in my care the most exciting and engaging learning experiences, says Will Purcell
Early years blog: giving children the very best start in life
  April 05 2018
Hi, I am Ange Syson and I joined Best Practice Network in 2013. I mainly work as a group tutor and personal tutor on the Early Years Initial Teacher Training Programme in Leeds and York, but I occasionally work in other areas such as HLTA training. I have worked in education and training for twenty years. First as a special needs teacher and then I moved into Early Years when I started a family of my own. I thought that childminding would be an easy way to keep my hand in while being able to spend time with my own children.