"I speak very highly about the programme because of its practicality and the fact that I’m working with principals around the world. For me it’s really refreshing to know that someone else is in a similar position to me and that we can easily share ideas"
Bev Ross, NPQEL, Deputy Principal, International School, Guandong Province, China
Why did you sign up for the NPQEL?
What has been a highlight of the NPQEL programme for you?
Has the programme made a difference to you personally as a leader in terms of behaviour?
Who is it for?
NPQEL is suitable for colleagues aspiring to, or already in, leadership roles across more than one school.
How is NPQEL delivered?
NPQEL makes use of a blended delivery model consisting of face-to-face events, online study, webinars and coaching.
NPQEL candidates can choose to complete the programme via our online delivery model. This delivery model replaces the face-to-face events with facilitated webinars as well as extra tutor support and study packs.
NPQEL participants will attend 5 Face-to-Face events (including 1 x 2 day event) if they choose to complete the programme via the blended delivery model. Our international delivery network allows us to bring Face-to-Face training to a school near you and facilitated by local school leaders (please contact us for international locations).
Candidates access online learning and support via our virtual learning environment (VLE) Canvas. Through Canvas, candidates are able to engage with their peers, access multimedia content and submit work for assessment.
Applicants must have full support from their school/organisation. A head teacher, member of the SLT, line manager or Chair of Governors (or similar authoritative role) must confirm their support and that all information submitted is true and correct. This is a Department for Education mandatory requirement.
To apply for NPQEL, applicants must have the following:
- Teacher Reference Number (TRN) - see TRN Support Guide
- 2 years teaching experience
- Leadership aspiration/experience
- 3 years experience as a headteacher
If you are unsure if you meet the above requirements or have other relevant experience then please contact our team who will be able to support your application.
NPQEL International costs £5950 plus VAT where applicable. VAT is chargeable on courses funded by private individuals.
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