National Professional Qualifications

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We are pleased to be accredited by the Department for Education to offer the National Professional Qualifications in both Middle Leadership (NPQML) or Senior Leadership (NPQSL) from Autumn 2017.

We believe that there is no substitute for human interaction as a driver for leadership development and school improvement.  This philosophy underpins our “NPQ” package ensuring that face-to-face delivery is at the heart of each programme rather than online learning.

National Professional Qualification for Middle Leadership (NPQML)

Do you currently lead a team or aspire to? Do you want to learn from leaders that have led schools through recent and rapid school improvement journeys?
The NPQML offers a programme of study that explores the role of middle leaders in depth. Middle leaders are play a critical part in ensuring that students achieve their true potential and make outstanding progress. The NPQML provides recognition of the development and achievement as a middle leader.

National Professional Qualification for Senior Leadership (NPQSL)

Are you a current or aspiring Senior Leader? Do you want to learn from leaders that have led schools through recent and rapid school improvement journeys?

The NPQSL is aimed at current and aspiring senior leaders in primary, secondary and special school settings. This includes experienced middle leaders, assistant heads, deputy heads and other senior staff looking for professional development.

Teach Manchester is unique in offering you:

  • excellent training designed and delivered from a team of established Manchester leaders from primary and secondary schools
  • a programme of study which includes a one night residential stay, with opportunities to network with other local leaders embedded throughout the course
  • an opportunity to develop and lead a transformational in-school initiative, with dedicated 1:1 coaching support from your in-school ‘SLT Impact Coach’.
  • training events and workshops taking place in various Manchester schools with the chance for participants to learn about effective practice

Benefits to the participant:

  • Developing Leadership and Management skills via a nationally accredited, quality assured programme
  • Face-to-face tuition from proven, practising, senior leaders from Manchester schools, many of whom have led schools through improvement journeys
  • Networking with peers
  • Developing an understanding of current and changing urban context and the need for agile leadership
  • Opportunity to develop and lead a transformational in-school initiative, with dedicated 1:1 coaching support

Benefits to the school:

  • Increases the capacity for devolved leadership and succession planning
  • Motivates and retains ambitious teachers
  • Provides a mechanism for school improvement
  • Secures improvement for identified development areas for school or individuals

Costs:

Our fees are fully inclusive of the residential training and assessment costs.

  • NPQML: costs from just £1395 if your school/trust is able to provide the in-school impact coach for your delegate.  Training for the coach is obligatory and is included in the course fee.  Teach Manchester can provide an impact coach if the school does not have a suitable coach available.
  • NPQSL: costs £1795 per participant.

Further Details

Further Details – NPQML

Further Details – NPQSL

Application Forms

NPQML Application Form

NPQSL Application Form

 

Contact Us:

Please contact Rachel Eppy on 0161 226 1773 or rachel.eppy@teachmanchester.com for further information or to book.

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Sarah Gregory

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Emma McLaren (Vice Principal, Strategic Group Member, NPQ Trainer)

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Ann Flatman (Deputy Headteacher)

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Lucy Thomas (Headteacher)