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National Professional Qualification for Middle Leadership (NPQML)

The National Professional Qualification for Middle Leadership (NPQML) is accredited by the Department for Education (DfE). The qualification is delivered by the Outstanding Leaders Partnership (OLP), a collaborative partnership of schools, teaching school alliances and multi-academy trusts, managed and supported by Best Practice Network.

Entry requirements

NPQML is for those who are, or are aspiring to become, a middle leader with responsibility for leading a team such as a key stage leader, a curriculum area leader, a pastoral services leader, a subject leader or a head of department. This includes those who are, or are aspiring to become, middle leaders with cross-school responsibilities, for example Specialist Leaders of Education (SLEs).

Our Teaching School Alliance holds the NPQML face to face days centrally at Keswick School. We have one course intake in the autumn term. The closing date for this year’s intake is Sunday 27th January 2019.

For further information and for application deadlines please see the OLP website www.outstandingleaders.org/qualifications/npqml

NPQML 2019 Information

 

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