Spring 2021 NPQ intake - registration open
October 16 2020
Due to high demand from teachers and school leaders to access NPQ scholarships in recent months, the DfE is conducting a review to assess demand against available funding. When the DfE scholarship funding position becomes clear, we will contact you if we need to discuss alternative funding options.
Drivers of good practice
October 01 2020
Applications for the new Teaching Hubs close on 30 October. Sally Bishop looks at the challenges and opportunities this new development will provide for schools.
Autumn 2020 NPQ Intake - Registration Window Re-opened Until 16 September
September 03 2020
We have re-opened the registration window for our NPQ programmes. Colleagues who were too busy to apply by the original deadline now have until 16 September to sign up for an Autumn 2020 start.
Schools can fund NPQs through apprenticeship levy following Best Practice Network appointment
July 24 2020
Schools across England will now be able to use their apprenticeship levy to cover the cost of National Professional Qualification (NPQ) leadership development programmes for middle and senior leaders.
International NPQH - Eliz Dadson case study
February 28 2020
Eliz chose Best Practice Network’s NPQH for international schools programme after a long period of professional reflection. “I knew that I wanted to lead a school and have a more direct impact in the lives of the young people in my care,” she says.
International launch for BPN executive leader programme
February 17 2020
Best Practice Network (BPN) has begun the next phase of its international school leadership qualifications roll-out with the launch of its National Professional Qualification in Executive Leadership (NPQEL) programme for international schools.
International Distance NPQML - Scott Shovelton case study
February 17 2020
Scott Shovelton’s NPQML project provided a major boost to pastoral support at his school in Qatar. Scott, who is head of Physical Education at Doha British School’s Al Wakra campus, developed a learning mentor programme for one of the qualification’s required school improvement projects.