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Leading teacher development (NPQLTD)

National Professional Qualifications for Leading Teacher Development (NPQLTD)

We are delighted to be working with Teach First to deliver NPQLTD.

  • Target Audience: The NPQLTD programme is for teachers and school leaders who have, or are aspiring to have, responsibilities for leading the development of other teachers in their school, for example CPD lead or ITT lead.
  • Course Length: 12 months, plus 3 months for assessment period.
  • Programme Cost: Fully funded. For information only: £840.

Full details about the NPQ funding can be found on the Department for Education website. National professional qualifications (NPQs) reforms - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

  • Programme Start Dates: February 2022 and November 2022
  • Brochure: Teach First

What will I learn?

You’ll develop the knowledge, skills and expertise to lead the development of teachers, including sequencing and structuring professional development and effective coaching and mentoring.

Modules include:

  • Teaching
  • Designing effective professional development
  • Delivering effective professional development
  • Implementation

How will I benefit?

  • Develop as a specialist in areas related to your role, including designing and delivering continual professional development (CPD) to others across the school.
  • Build expertise in developing others, including practical skills in how to sequence, plan and develop a high quality CPD offer for all staff.
  • Work with serving school leaders and subject-matter experts to turn new learning into changes in your own and others’ practice.
  • Access a blended learning programme that’s full of practical and tangible examples, flexible and tailored to your needs and areas of development and focus.

Programme breakdown - Teach First

Designed with busy teachers in mind, the NPQLTD is delivered using a blend of online seminars, flexible online learning and conferences. Over 12 months, you’ll take part in the following learning activities:

TERMS

LEARNING ACTIVITY

TOTAL HOURS

1-2
Introduction module
1
Introduction session
0.5
Learning modules
(Length and structure will differ)
24
Seminars
8
Conference 1
6
3
Implementation learning module
4
Implementation seminar
1
Practical implementation cycle
5
Conference 2
5.5
 

Total

55 (9.5 live online sessions, 11.5 in person)

Key Self-led learning Online/face-to-face

 

How to apply:

To apply for Teach First, please complete this application form.

N.B. Applications for Cohort 2a (October 2022 start) close on Monday 25th July 2022.