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NPQ Leading Literacy (NPQLL)

National Professional Qualification in Leading Literacy (NPQLL)

We are delighted to be partnering with Teach First to deliver this programme.

  • Target Audience: Teachers and school leaders who have, or are aspiring to have, responsibilities for leading literacy across a school, year group, key stage or phase.
  • 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: October 22 and February 23.
  • Brochure: Teach First

What will I learn?

You’ll develop the knowledge, skills and expertise to effectively develop others and lead a powerful whole school literacy strategy.

Modules titles are still being confirmed, content will include core elements of the framework:

  • Teaching
  • Developing language
  • Developing reading
  • Developing writing
  • Professional development
  • Implementation

How will I benefit?

  • Gain an understanding of the core principles behind developing language, reading and writing, get practical tools and guidance to lead your school’s approach to literacy, and collaborate with other leaders in similar roles.
  • Develop the skills to help colleagues develop literacy across the curriculum – without creating unnecessary workload.
  • Share experiences with other school leaders, learn how they’ve faced similar challenges and build a professional network that will support you throughout your career.
  • 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 NPQLL 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

Registration

 

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.