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npq for leading teacher development

NPQ for Leading Teacher Development

The NPQ for Leading Teacher Development is a new programme to support those leading other teachers' development. 

Evidence suggests that the most powerful lever for pupil outcomes can be the focus of leaders on the professional development of their staff (Robinson 2009). 

Those in this role need to have expertise across several specialist areas related to their role (eg designing professional development) and approaches that enable their school to keep improving (eg implementation) through working with their colleagues.

 This programme is a codification of essential knowledge, skills and concepts that underpin successful leadership of teacher development. It sets out what those leading teacher development should know and can do within the specialist areas related to their role and how to put new approaches into practice. 

Who is the NPQ for Leading Teacher Development for?

This NPQ is for school leaders who have or are aspiring to lead other teachers' development in their school.

They may have responsibilities for developing all teachers across a school or specifically trainees or teachers who are early in their career.

What does the programme include?

The key sections of the qualification are as follows:

  • Teaching 
  • Designing Effective Professional Development
  • Delivering Effective Professional Development 
  • Implementation

Download the NPQ for Leading Teacher Development full specification here

This course will be a highly practical blended programme with opportunities to reflect on best practice and hear from excellent leaders who deliver in these areas both locally and nationally.

Why Windsor Academy Trust?

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99% Pass Rate

99% pass rate for National Professional Qualifications.

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Outstanding Reputation

We have an outstanding reputation for delivering best practice programmes that make a real difference.

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A Trusted Partner

We are a trusted partner working with sector-leading partners to support schools and trusts.

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Teacher Development Trust

Our lead provider, the Teacher Development Trust, has championed school improvement, supporting hundreds of schools, publishing research and regularly advising the government.

Apply online

Apply online by completing the form on this website. When asked to select your lead provider, select Teacher Development Trust.

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