School effectiveness

National professional qualification for middle and senior leaders

In 2017/18 we will be offering the new revised NPQML programme for middle leaders and the NPQSL programme for senior leaders locally in Ealing, in partnership with UCL Institute of Education (IoE) as the license provider.

The teaching school alliances will co-ordinate the programmes.

Download the NPQML and NPQSL programme dates for 2017/18 (pdf)

Note: You do not have to be a member of the teaching school alliances to apply for places on the programmes.


The indicative cost of each programme is:

  • NPQML £795
  • NPQSL £995


Headteachers should have submittted the NPQML applicants form (word) and/or the NPQSL applicants form (word) by 7 July 2017.

Participants and headteachers should have completed sections of the provisional NPQML online application form and the provisional NPQSL online application form (select Ealing) by 29 September 2017, 6pm.


Primary and special schools can contact:
Melanie Hogan (Castlebar School)
Tel: 020 8998 3135

High schools can contact:
Joanne Trewin (Twyford CE High School)
Tel: 020 8752 0141

Angela Doherty
Tel: 07702 954 382

Further information and online application

More information on the programme can be found on the GOV.UK website.

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Last updated: 11 Jan 2018