The National Professional Qualification for Middle Leadership (NPQML) programme is for middle leaders, or those aspiring to become a middle leader, with responsibility for leading a team eg key stage/curriculum/subject/pastoral leaders, heads of department, SENCO, SLE.

The qualification includes a flexible combination of blended learning and support opportunities: face-to-face sessions, online learning, self-study, personal reading, coaching, with a focus on development of skills and understanding alongside leadership behaviours.

Participants are required to complete an assessment task:

Lead an improvement project working with your team, lasting at least 2 terms, aimed at improving pupil progress and attainment (part A) and the capability of your team (part B). (If you are unable to identify one project that meets the needs of both part A and B, you may complete 2 separate projects.)

The cost of the programme is £750, and the deadline for applications is Monday 16th March 2020


This programme will now start on Tuesday 24th March 2020, 9.00 - 3.00 pm

Session 2 will be on Thursday 23rd April, 3.45 - 6.00 pm

Session 3 will be on Tuesday 2nd June, 9.00 - 3.00 pm

Other dates will be confirmed in due course.

For more details and an application form please contact:

0121 441 6175