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Church of England NPQs

Unity Teaching School Hub is proud to be a delivery partner for the Church of England National Professional Qualifications (NPQs).   Through collaboration with Hartismere Leadership Training, The Julian Teaching School Hub and partners across our areas the full suite of NPQ programmes will be available in 2021/2022.

Find out more about Church of England NPQs here including course structure, approach and application, or read more below.

Teachers and leaders employed in state funded schools and state funded organisations that offer 16-19 places in England will be able to access a fully funded NPQ from autumn 2021.  This is to support teachers and pupils following the disruption to learning faced as a result of COVID-19.

Watch this short video to learn more about the culture that shapes leadership practices within the Church of England Foundation for Educational Leadership programmes.

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Click here to register interest in the Church of England NPQs.


The Church of England Foundation for Educational Leadership: Core Principles

  • Domain-specific knowledge entitlement
  • Expert-led coaching
  • Evidence based knowledge application
  • Culture of teaching excellence

The Church of England Foundation for Educational Leadership: Learning Approach

NPQ learning takes place within a series of teaching cycles.

  • Activate: What do I already know? 
  • Teach: What do I need to learn?
  • Practice: What skills do I need to practice?
  • Apply: How shall I lead differently?
 
Programme

NPQ Leading Teaching

NPQ Leading Behaviour & Culture

NPQ Leading Teacher Development

NPQ Senior Leadership

NPQ Headship

NPQ Executive Leadership

Course Duration

15 months 

15 months

15 months

21 months

21 months

21 months

DfE Funding

Criteria-based funding from DfE

Criteria-based funding from DfE

DfE funded

Criteria-based funding from DfE

DfE funded

Criteria-based funding from DfE

An expert coach for every leader.

 

Every leader on every NPQ programme will be supported by the Church of England team of 150 accredited expert coaches.  These coaches are trained in partnership with both Leadership Matters and the Chartered College of Teaching.

Click here to register interest in the Church of England NPQs.