Northern Lights Teaching School Hub are pleased to announce that they will be offering the newly reformed suite of National Professional Qualifications – a voluntary set of qualifications - from September 2021. The hub have partnered with two providers: Ambition Institute and The Church of England Education Office (in partnership with the Catholic Education Service) which enables all schools in our region to choose the most appropriate provider to meet their needs.
The NPQs from both providers will be available for teachers and leaders who want to develop their knowledge and skills in school leadership and specialist areas of teaching practice.
The 3 existing NPQs in senior leadership, headship and executive leadership have been fully reformed and the current NPQML has been replaced with 3 new NPQs for teachers and leaders wanting to develop their expertise in specialist areas:
National Professional Qualification for Leading Behaviour and Culture (NPQLBC) – for teachers who have, or are aspiring to have, responsibilities for leading behaviour and/or supporting pupil wellbeing in their school.
National Professional Qualification for Leading Teaching (NPQLT) – for teachers who have, or are aspiring to have, responsibilities for leading teaching in a subject, year group, key stage or phase.
National Professional Qualification for Leading Teacher Development (NPQLTD) - for teachers who have, or aspiring to have, a responsibility for leading other educators to develop, i.e. supporting ITT and ECTs as a mentor or the wider development of colleagues across school.
National Professional Qualification for Senior Leadership (NPQSL) – for school leaders who are, or are aspiring to be, a senior leader with cross-school responsibilities.
National Professional Qualification for Headship (NPQH) – for school leaders who are, or are aspiring to be, a headteacher or head of school with responsibility for leading a school.
National Professional Qualification for Executive Leadership (NPQEL) – for school leaders who are, or are aspiring to be, an executive headteacher or have a school trust CEO role with responsibility for leading several schools.
The programmes lead by both Ambition Institute and The Church of England Education Office (in partnership with the Catholic Education Service) follow the Department for Education’s National Professional Qualification (NPQ): Leading Teacher Development Framework.
(use this link for the underlined words: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/925511/NPQ_Leading_Teacher_Development.pdf )
Find out more about the NPQs with our lead provider, Ambition Institute.
Find out more about the NPQs with our lead provider, The Church of England Education Office (in partnership with the Catholic Education Service)
FIND OUT MORE ABOUT NPQS
Northern Lights Teaching School Hub are offering schools excellent opportunities to expand their leadership and specialist skills as well as their knowledge and understanding in education through the newly reformed NPQs. We are working very closely with both Ambition Institute and The Church of England Education Office (in partnership with the Catholic Education Service) and we would love to hear from you if you or your school would like further support.
We regard your privacy as important and any personal information you give to us will be used in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulations.
We do not store personal information about individuals who visit this site except where they provide contact information via our contact us page and contact forms available on various pages throughout the website.
Any information you provide will only be used for the reasons specified and it will not be shared with any third party without your consent, unless required by law.
Your contact details are kept securely and are only accessed by authorised members of staff as part of the provision of school services. If you do not wish us to keep this contact information please tell us.
This website uses Google Analytics which provides statistical data about the usage of the site. This information is not used to identify individuals, but is collected to provide us with an understanding of the areas of interest on our site and how our site is being used.
If you are connected to the internet you will have an IP Address. This may take the form of a figure, such as 333.333.22.1. The address will be automatically collected and logged as part of the connection of your computer to our web server and may be used to determine the total number of visits to each part of the site. This data is not collected and used for other purposes.
This website contains links to other websites. The School is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites or organisations and recommends you consult the privacy information on those sites.
This policy will be reviewed and updated versions will be posted on the website.
If you have any questions about the use of your personal information, the Information Commissioner is the independent regulator for both Data Protection and Freedom of Information.