National professional qualifications (NPQs)

The NPQs build on the evidence and expert advice already established in the new core content framework for Initial Teacher Training, and the Early Career Framework (ECF).

The NPQ frameworks sets out the things that participants should know and be able to do after completing an NPQ. They reflect the Teachers’ standards and Headteachers’ standards to ensure coherency with the requirements already used by the teaching profession.

Teach West London, are working in partnership with UCL to deliver the following NPQ programmes for Ealing schools. All NPQs are free of charge

Applications now open for the following courses starting in October 2023

Middle Leadership

  • NPQ Leading Literacy (NPQLL)
  • NPQ Leading Teaching (NPQLT)
  • NPQ Leading Teacher Development (NPQLTD)
  • NPQ Leading Behaviour and Culture (NPQLBC)

Senior Leadership

  • NPQ Early Years Leadership (NPQEYL)
  • NPQ Senior Leadership (NPQSL)
  • NPQ Headship (NPQH)

Executive Leadership

  • NPQ Executive Leadership (NPQEL)
  • Early Headship Coaching Offer (EHCO)

How to apply

Please visit the Teach West London website for more information about all of the courses.

Registrations can be made via the DfE NPQ Registration Service. You should nominate your lead provider as UCL from the National Provider list. UCL will forward your details to Teach West London.

Registration for the October 2023 courses close on the 21 September 2023.

If you have any questions about the NPQs, please email Teach West London.

NPQ facilitator

Teach West London is seeking expressions of interest from anyone who would like to deliver on any of the range of NPQs available to teachers. For more information see, Facilitators - Google Drive on Google drive.

Anyone interested in becoming a facilitator should complete the Facilitator - Expression of Interest form - Google Docs on located in Google drive. Please save the form first, complete it and send it to Teach West London by email.

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Last updated: 26 Jun 2023

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