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.
The lockdown legacy: What will change?
  May 13 2020
Headteacher Rachel Tomlinson believes that the coronavirus shutdown will have a lasting, positive, legacy for the way her school is run. Yvonne Gandy explains.
Leadership during Covid-19: Filtering out the noise
  May 11 2020
Cutting out the background noise and acting only on the facts has been headteacher Richard Middlebrook’s mantra since the coronavirus lockdown started. Yvonne Gandy explains.
Leadership learning and a baptism of fire
  May 04 2020
From television crews to Ofsted judgements, Del Planter quickly put his professional learning into action when he became headteacher for the first time during a tumultuous time. Yvonne Gandy finds out more.
Cultivating the lead practitioner role
  May 01 2020
Headteacher and MAT CEO Stephen Dean created a maths improvement strategy as part of his CPD studies – an approach that created immediate, notable results. Yvonne Gandy learns more.
Full DfE scholarships confirmed for Autumn 2020 NPQ intake
  March 04 2020
Full DfE scholarships for our NPQs will be made available for the Autumn 2020 NPQ intake.
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.
10% Discount for International NPQs
  February 24 2020
Applications are now open for our Autumn 2020 International NPQ Intake with a 10% discounted price available.
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.
CPD: Books on the balcony...
  January 21 2020
School leaders can find inspiration and solutions if they build reading for professional development into their schedules, says Yvonne Gandy.