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Cheshire Leadership and Teaching Alliance

Cheshire Leadership and Teaching Alliance

Specialist NPQs(Reformed NPQML)

For teachers and leaders who want to develop their expertise in specialist areas of teaching practice.

ALL NPQS ARE FULLY FUNDED BY THE DFE FOR AUTUMN 2021 and SPRING 2022 INTAKE!

National Professional Qualification for Leading Teacher Development (NPQLTD). 

NPQLTD gives participants all of the essential knowledge, skills and concepts that underpin successful leadership of teacher development. Participants will cover ‘learn that’ and ‘learn how to’ statements in four areas:

  • 1 – Teaching
  • 2 – Designing Effective Professional Development
  • 3 – Delivering Effective Professional Development
  • 4 – Implementation

What are the benefits?

The fully blended learning approach combined with performance coaching and enrichment activities make this an exciting and valuable opportunity for those who have, or are aspiring to have, responsibilities for leading the development of other teachers in their school.

The NPQLTD qualification is aligned to Masters credits and can act as a springboard on to Liverpool Hope University’s MA in Leading in Education or the MBA in Educational Leadership.

 Benefits for Participants

  • Become adept in supporting initial teacher training, early career teachers as well as the wider development of all colleagues across the school
  • Develop expertise across a number of specialist areas related to their role (e.g. designing professional development)
  • Purpose-built virtual learning environment enabled for mobiles and tablets
  • Guaranteed support to pass the final assessment
  • Content contextualised for your locality and updated to reflect national developments and legislation
  • Facilitation and support from serving school leaders in outstanding schools and delivery at local venues

Benefits for Schools

  • Regular progress updates for mentors and headteachers
  • Support succession of school leaders and build a cohesive, impact-focused school leadership team
  • A professionally aware and informed leader who can make evidence-based decisions and approach leading teacher development in an effective and efficient manner
  • The ability to review and evaluate practice in order to bring about change and get the best outcomes for young people and staff within the organisation 

National Professional Qualification for Leading Teaching (NPQLT). 

NPQLT gives participants all of the essential knowledge, skills and concepts that underpin the successful leadership of teaching. Participants will cover ‘learn that’ and ‘learn how to’ statements in nine areas:

  • 1 – Teaching
  • 2 – School Culture
  • 3 – How Pupils Learn
  • 4 – Subject and Curriculum
  • 5 – Classroom Practice
  • 6 – Adaptive Teaching
  • 7 – Assessment
  • 8 – Professional Development
  • 9 – Implementation

What are the benefits?

The fully blended learning approach combined with performance coaching and enrichment activities make this an exciting and valuable opportunity for those who have, or are aspiring to have, responsibilities for leading teaching in a subject, year group, key stage or phase.

The NPQLT qualification is aligned to Masters credits and can act as a springboard on to Liverpool Hope University’s MA in Leading in Education or the MBA in Educational Leadership.

Benefits for Participants

  • Become adept at supporting effective teaching across school
  • Develop expertise across a number of specialist areas related to their role (e.g. curriculum and assessment)
  • Purpose-built virtual learning environment enabled for mobiles and tablets
  • Guaranteed support to pass the final assessment
  • Content contextualised for your locality and updated to reflect national developments and legislation
  • Facilitation and support from serving school leaders in outstanding schools and delivery at local venues

Benefits for Schools

  • Regular progress updates for mentors and headteachers
  • Support succession of school leaders and build a cohesive, impact-focused school leadership team
  • A professionally aware and informed leader who can make evidence-based decisions and approach the leading of teaching in an effective and efficient manner
  • The ability to review and evaluate practice in order to bring about change and get the best outcomes for young people and staff within the organisation 

NPQ for Leading Behaviour and Culture (NPQLBC). 

NPQLBC gives participants all of the essential knowledge, skills and concepts that underpin successful leadership of culture and behaviour in a school. Participants will cover ‘learn that’ and ‘learn how to’ statements in six areas:

  • 1 – Teaching
  • 2 – School Culture
  • 3 – Enabling Conditions for Good Behaviour
  • 4 – Complex Behavioural Needs
  • 5 – Professional Development
  • 6 – Implementation

What are the benefits?

The fully blended learning approach combined with performance coaching and enrichment activities make this an exciting and valuable opportunity for those who have, or are aspiring to have, responsibilities for leading the development and improvement of behaviour management and culture across their school.

The NPQLBC qualification is aligned to Masters credits and can act as a springboard on to Liverpool Hope University’s MA in Leading in Education or the MBA in Educational Leadership.

Benefits for Participants

  • Become adept in ensuring good behaviour and a culture of high expectations and learning are maintained across the school.
  • Develop expertise across a number of specialist areas related to their role (e.g. behaviour systems)
  • Purpose-built virtual learning environment enabled for mobiles and tablets
  • Guaranteed support to pass the final assessment
  • Content contextualised for your locality and updated to reflect national developments and legislation
  • Facilitation and support from serving school leaders in outstanding schools and delivery at local venues

Benefits for Schools

  • Regular progress updates for mentors and headteachers
  • Support succession of school leaders and build a cohesive, impact-focused school leadership team
  • A professionally aware and informed leader who can make evidence-based decisions to implement proven behaviour management processes and a culture of high expectations within your school
  • The ability to review and evaluate practice in order to bring about change and get the best outcomes for young people and staff within the organisation