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STEP NPQ Delivery from September 2021

Shropshire and Telford Education Partnership (STEP) are supporting leadership development through the new TShub. The Alliance of Leading Learning (ALL) is pleased to announce they will be working in partnership with previous local NPQ deliverers Salop and Severn to deliver quality NPQs across Shropshire and Telford.

We will be working with the Leadership Learning South East (LLSE) licence on continued bespoke professional learning for our leaders building of the established provision of NPQs in our local area.

Registrations are now open. To secure you place on one of the programmes for the new suite of NPQs please go to our website Click Here

What the new NPQs will look like?

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 National Professional Qualification for Leading Teacher specifically trainees or teachers who are early in their career.

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.

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.

National Professional Qualification for Senior Leadership (NPQSL) for school leaders who are, or are aspiring to be, a senior leader with cross-school responsibilities.

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.

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.

REFORMED NPQs

National Professional Qualification for Senior Leadership (NPQSL) for school leaders who are, or are aspiring to be, a senior leader with cross-school responsibilities.

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.

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.

Prices and Funding

Funding is available if work in a state-funded school in England that is within the top 30th percentile in relation to pupils on pupil premium as of the end of the previous academic year.  Contact the team to find out if your school is eligible (adminall@leadinglearning.co.uk) or go to the list published on the DfE website here.

Funding is also more widely available for NPQLTD and NPQH under the following requirements:

NPQ in Leading Teacher Development

Full scholarship funding, with no cost to the participant, for the NPQ in Leading Teacher Development is available to all teachers who meet the following criteria:

  • have, or are aspiring to have, responsibilities for leading the development of other teachers in their school and
  • work in a state-funded school in England

NPQ in Headship

Full scholarship funding, with no cost to the participant, for the NPQ in Headship is available for those who meet the following criteria:

  • are, or are aspiring to be, a headteacher or head of school with responsibility for leading a school and
  • work in a state-funded school in England that is within the top 30th percentile in relation to pupils on Pupil Premium as of the end of the previous academic year

OR:

  • are a headteacher or head of school with responsibility for leading a school
  • are in the first 24 months of headship
  • work in a state-funded school in England

Go to our website for more information

Why choose STEP as your local NPQ provider?

To make an informed choice you need to ask:

  1. Is this led by an established current licence provider with a tangible record of success both nationally and internationally?
  1. Is this supported by the robust infrastructure of the new Teaching School Hub for Shropshire and Telford?
  1. Are the facilitators delivering the programme exemplary school leaders who are highly skilled and quality assured in the advanced facilitation competencies?
  1. Do they work with an extended partnership beyond the school network to ensure the training is world class?
  1. Will they provide a credible professional learning journey beyond the NPQ through a range of programmes available at every level?
  1. Will they deliver cutting edge leadership programmes underpinned by national and international research?
  1. Will they provide value for money and invest in quality face to face training, on line support and additional support sessions?                                                                                                                                                         
  2. Have they got evidence of real impact back in the workplace?                                      
  1. Do they invest in the learning experience of the individual through flexible opportunities to access training locally, with the NPQH and NPQEL being delivered through quality hotel residentials?
  1. Do they have an excellent reputation for customer care and treat you as an individual –supporting and tracking your progress and offering support and guidance when needed?
  1. Does feedback bear testament to a high quality professional learning experience and one that past and present participants  would recommend to a professional colleague.

At the “Alliance of Leading Learning” we are confident the answer to these questions is a resounding “YES”!

Still not sure?

  • We bring you local delivery by exemplary local leaders
  • We have a highly experienced expert facilitation team who bring the content to life through engaging face-to-face delivery
  • Our delivery is monitored by Quality assurance processes ensuring that participants receive excellent support and guidance
  • We have a dedicated team who are on hand to respond to phone calls and emails

Don’t take our word for it…

Here is what previous participants say:

“If every teacher could spend 5 days of training with these experts, it would revolutionise education in our country!”

“It was a truly inspiring course. The facilitators were knowledgeable and authentic. I feel that every area of my leadership has been challenged and I have already begun to make changes.”

The DfE Quality Assurance Agent said of The Alliance of Leading Learning:

"Team working, with a very strong moral purpose, and the use of participant feedback that drives continuous improvement."

"Accessibility and responsiveness of the Core Team which provides highly effective support to participants."

Delivery in Shropshire and Telford and Wrekin

NPQLT/ NPQBC / NPQLTD / NPQSL  programmes will be delivered locally in Shropshire and Telford with sessions being no further than an hour from your school.  We may expand delivery subject to demand.

The NPQH and NPQEL will continue to be delivered centrally as residentials at a quality 4 – star hotel in Nantwich – with easy access from both the M6 and Crewe station.

 

If you have any queries please contact:

Gemma Hargreaves, NPQ Strategic Lead

Email: Hargreaves.g@leadinglearning.co.uk

Telephone: 01691 664445