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HISP Teaching School Hub NPQs in partnership with Education Development Trust (EDT)

The four specialist NPQs, for teachers and leaders who want to develop their knowledge skills and expertise in specialist areas of teaching practice, are: 

National Professional Qualification for Leading Behaviour and Culture (NPQLBC): 

for teachers who have, or are aspiring to have, responsibilities for leading behaviour and/or supporting pupil wellbeing in their school. 

NPQLBC Brochure

 

 

National Professional Qualification for Leading Teaching (NPQLT): 

for teachers who have, or are aspiring to have, responsibilities for leading teaching in a subject, year group, key stage or phase. 

NPQLT Brochure

 

 

National Professional Qualification for Leading Teacher Development (NPQLTD):  

for teachers who have, or are aspiring to have, responsibilities for leading the development of other teachers in their school. They may have responsibilities for the development of all teachers across a school or specifically trainees or teachers who are early in their career. 

NPQLTD Brochure

 

 

National Professional Qualification for Leading Literacy (NPQLL):  

for teachers who have, or are aspiring to have, responsibilities for leading literacy across a school, year group, key stage or phase. 

NPQLL Brochure

 

 
The leadership NPQs are: 

National Professional Qualification for Executive Leadership (NPQEL): 

for school leaders who are, or are aspiring to be, an executive headteacher or have a school trust CEO role with responsibility for leading several schools. This NPQ is delivered centrally by Education Development Trust. 

NPQEL Brochure

 

 

National Professional Qualification for Headship (NPQH): 

for school leaders who are, or are aspiring to be, a headteacher or head of school with responsibility for leading a school 

NPQH Brochure

 

 

National Professional Qualification for Senior Leadership (NPQSL):  

for school leaders who are, or are aspiring to be, a senior leader with cross-school responsibilities. 

NPQSL Brochure

 

 

National Professional Qualification for Early Years Leadership (NPQEYL): 

for leaders qualified to at least Level 3 with a full and relevant qualification who are, or are aspiring to be: 

  • managers of private, voluntary, and independent nurseries 

  • headteachers of school-based or maintained nurseries 

  • childminders with leadership responsibilities 

The NPQEYL will support leaders to develop expertise in leading high-quality education and care, as well as in effective staff and organisational managements, working with and through colleagues so that every child gets the best start in life. 

NPQEYL Brochure

 

 

Each of the reformed NPQs is underpinned by a new content framework, which sets out what participants should know and be able to do after completing an NPQ. 

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Participants undertaking NPQs prior to 2021 

Participants undertaking an NPQ under the 2017 framework have until 31 August 2022 to complete their NPQ course. This includes submitting work for assessment and moderation. For more information about the 2017 NPQs please click here

For information on the funding and scholarship eligibility criteria, for the reformed suite of NPQs, please click below. 

NPQ Funding