Reformed NPQ programmes commence November 2021

STSN is working with SFET and Xavier Teaching School Hubs and Teach First to provide the full suite of reformed NPQ programmes commence in November 2021. This partnership brings together the best local knowledge and context with the national experience and programmes of Teach First.

Follow this link to a DFE video explaining the new reformed NPQs

 

All NPQs are taught through a blended balance of online individual learning, online seminars and face-to-face meetings and a simplified end-of-course assessment. There are two cohorts annually, starting in Autumn and Spring.

Leadership National Professional Qualifications

12 month programmes. These three new specialist NPQs replace the current NPQML.

  • NPQLBC: Leading Behaviour and Culture
  • NPQLT: Leading Teaching
  • NPQLTD: Leading Teacher Development

 

18 month programmes:

  • NPQSL: Senior Leaders
  • NPQH: Headship (including a new programme of support for newly appointed Headteachers)
  • NPQEL: Executive Leadership

 

You can find more information on the courses in our STSN NPQ Programmes brochure. Please make sure you read the brochure thoroughly before filling out the expression of interest form.

Summary of Costs

NPQLT: Leading Teaching Cost: £840 *

NPQLBC: Leading Behaviour and Culture Cost: £840 *

NPQLTD: Leading Teacher Development Cost: £840 ** 

NPQSL: Senior Leaders  Cost: £1,045 *

NPQH: NPQ for Headship Cost: £1,690 **

NPQEL: Executive Leadership Cost: £3,245  *

 * Scholarship Funding is available for participants from State-funded schools and academies. The DFE criteria for scholarships is currently state-funded schools with more than 30% pupil premium or with specific IDACI and AEA criteria.

** Fully Funded The DfE will fully fund participants from State-funded schools and academies following an eligibility assessed application process.

Independent schools or individuals employed in these settings may apply and pay for all programmes.

We would suggest all colleagues interested in the programmes complete the expression of interest form to receive the programme specific application without obligation. Colleagues can stop the application process once a decision has been made regarding the funding if they cannot proceed.

For further information please contact npq@stsn.co.uk