NPQSL - Senior Leadership - Autumn 2019

National Professional Qualification for Senior Leaders (NPQSL)

NPQSL is for individuals who are, or are aspiring to become, a senior leader with cross-school responsibilities e.g. an experienced middle leader, a deputy head teacher, or other senior staff.

What does the qualification offer?

  • Access to outstanding leadership development training

  • National qualification designed by school leaders for school leaders

  • A flexible, modular structure that combines core modules with the freedom to specialise and to develop candidates's own professional areas

How will the programme be delivered?

  • Each module consists of workplace learning and practice activities, face to face workshops and online learning

  • The programme will run over a period of 12 months, beginning in September 2019

  • Delivery of face-to-face sessions will be in Bury schools and facilitated by a Primary and Secondary senior leader

  • Through a purpose built virtual learning environment enabled for mobiles and tablets

Delivery model:

  • Three face to face sessions spread over 12 months

  • Four facilitated online short courses

  • Two 360 degree Leadership Diagnostic Reports

  • One assessed task on a school improvement priority

  • Support from a nominated in-school mentor

What will it cost?

  • £1250 (this will be invoiced by BTSA at the start of the programme).
  • Schools who are members of either BLSC or BEST have two discounts of £125 available to use between NPQML and NPQSL over a two year period (18/19 and 19/20)

Applications for Autumn 2019 have now closed. For options available please visit Outstanding Leaders

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