In partnership with Star institute we are delighted to be working with Lathom High School to deliver NPQSL in Skelmersdale. The first session takes place on Tuesday 26/11/19. To find out more download our flyer here And to book a place visit https://www.starinstitute.org.uk/leadership-development/national-professional-qualification-for-senior-leadership.
The National Professional Qualification for Senior Leadership (NPQSL) is the leading qualification for current or aspiring senior leaders. The course tackles the challenges of leading across a school. Completing our NPQSL, equips you with the skills, knowledge and confidence to drive your school forward as part of a Senior Leadership Team.
The Department for Education has allocated a £10 million fund for scholarships for eligible candidates undertaking National Professional Qualifications in school leadership. Scholarships are for candidates in category 5 and 6 local authority districts, including Opportunity Areas like Blackpool, Oldham and Bradford, and other districts such as Liverpool, Wolverhampton, Knowsley, Salford, Pendle and Burnley. To find out if you’re eligible for a funded place, please get in touch or check your school on the get information about schools website. The scholarships are available on a first come first served basis until the fund is exhausted.
The six study modules you must complete are:
- Strategy and improvement
- Teaching and Curriculum Excellence
- Leading with Impact
- Working in partnership
- Managing Resources and Risks
- Increasing Capacity
Our programme offers 5 face-to-face leadership learning sessions all delivered 12.30-5.30pm. The dates for 2019/20 are:
Assessment – In order to gain the qualification, you must successfully complete the NPQSL final assessment. You will be expected to lead an improvement programme across your school, lasting at least 2 terms, to reduce variation in pupil progress and attainment and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of teaching.
Support for Sponsors: the role of the sponsor is key to a participants success, to support sponsors we are holding a sponsors breakfast on 29/10/19 at 8am at The Hollins. This will explain the role, the programme and assessment as well as an opportunity to meet with other sponsors.
Course duration – Each module includes 30 hours of learning all our sessions are held at Lathom High School, Glenburn Rd, Skelmersdale WN8 6JN.
QA Visit Report February 2019
” a strong session and the facilitators are clearly very committed to delivering a high quality programme. They have built a strong rapport with participants and this will enable them to support participants to deliver their independent learning strategies ”
Sophie Backen, Star Institute