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NPQ in Leading Behaviour and Culture (NPQLBC)

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Programme breakdown

The NPQLBC is designed for teachers and school leaders who have an interest in leading behaviour and/or supporting pupil wellbeing in their school. For example, heads of year, TAs, or roles with pastoral responsibilities.

Designed with busy teachers in mind, the NPQLBC is delivered using a blend of online seminars, flexible online learning and face-to-face national conferences.

What will I learn?

You’ll develop the knowledge, skills and expertise to lead effective approaches to behaviour, pupil wellbeing and a whole school culture.

Modules include:

  • Teaching
  • School culture
  • Modelling expectations 
  • Supporting pupil wellbeing
  • Ensuring quality first teaching for all
  • Using data effectively
  • Leading complex behaviour management
  • Professional development
  • Implementation

How will I benefit?

  • Benefit from the latest evidence-based research to aid with engaging and motivating staff and pupils

  • Work with serving school leaders and subject-matter experts to turn new learning into changes in your own and others’ practice

  • Create a culture of high expectations, good behaviour and learning amongst pupils, while supporting continuous professional learning for colleagues in your school

  • Develop expertise in high-quality teaching practices and behaviour management, including dealing with more complex behavioural needs and working with parents, the wider community and other organisations.


A limited number of DfE scholarship funded places will be available to teachers and leaders from:  

  • the 50% of schools with the highest proportion of students who attract pupil premium funding  
  • the 16 to 19 educational settings identified as having high disadvantage  

Non-funded places: £899

Please see here for the NPQ funding announcement