NPQSL (National Professional Qualification for Senior Leadership)

Who is this course for?
For those who are, or are aspiring to become, a senior leader with cross-school responsibilities e.g. an experienced middle leader, a deputy head teacher, an assistant head teacher, or other senior staff.

Leading across a school – participants will lead an improvement project in a team, lasting at least 2 terms, to reduce variation in pupil progress and attainment and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of teaching.

The qualification is split across 6 areas:

  • Managing Resources and Risks
  • Leading with Impact
  • Working in Partnership
  • Teaching and Curriculum Excellence
  • Increasing Capability
  • Strategy and Improvement

What is included in the cost of the programme?

  • One full face to face day and four late afternoon sessions
  • Access to additional Online Learning Areas and all materials to complement their programme and to support their individual development
  • Online discussions and support
  • Two 360 diagnostic development tools (one before starting and the second to be taken towards the end), with full report and workbook to support planning for your development
  • Final assessment – participants are required to:
    • Submit a written account of the project, demonstrating how they have met the criteria. This should cover the design, implementation and evaluation of the project (5000 words)
    • Submit supporting documents and materials as evidence.

How long does the NPQSL take?
The qualification can take between 12 and 18 months to complete, with a maximum study time for the whole qualification of 150 hours.

Headteachers will be required to assign a sponsor to each participant. The sponsor plays a key role in supporting the participant in carrying out tasks related to the areas above, developing quality evidence and completing the assessment form.

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Delegate Price £1075.00
TSA Member Price £1075.00
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