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Leading Teaching (NPQLT)

National Professional Qualification in Leading Teaching (NPQLT)

We are delighted to be partnering with Teach First to deliver NPQLT.

  • Target Audience: Teachers and school leaders who have, or are aspiring to have, responsibilities for leading teaching in a subject or year, for example a head of subject, key stage head or head of department.
  • 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 high-quality teaching and curriculum development in your context.

Modules include:

  • Teaching
  • School culture
  • How pupils learn
  • Subject and curriculum
  • Classroom practice
  • Adaptive teaching
  • Assessment
  • Professional development
  • Implementation

How will I benefit?

  • Develop as a specialist in areas related to your role, including by subject and phase (with content such as how to sequence a curriculum and plan effective assessment).
  • Work with serving school leaders and subject-matter experts to turn new learning into changes in your own and others’ practice.
  • Build the expertise to effectively manage a team of teachers to create a culture of professional learning and continuous improvement in your school.
  • Develop the skills to help colleagues plan effective lessons, meet individual pupil needs and provide opportunities for all pupils to succeed - without creating unnecessary workload.
  • 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 NPQLT is delivered using a blend of online seminars, flexible online learning and conferences. Over 12 months, you’ll take part in the following 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-paced
Face to face/online live session
 

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.