Final call for NPQ scholarship applications
  December 04 2019
Last chance to access a fully-funded place on one of our NPQ qualifications.
Lifting our heads – and joining the dots
  December 02 2019
A new era of strategic collaboration to deliver CPD for school improvement is in reach, delegates to Outstanding Leaders Partnership’s first regional conference heard last week.
Important information on the availability of NPQ scholarship funding
  November 28 2019
An update regarding the availability of scholarship funding for the National Professional Qualifications for Schools Leadership.
Staff restructuring and difficult decisions
  November 14 2019
A thorough, methodical and sensitive approach is vital when it comes to making difficult staffing decisions in the face of struggling budgets, says primary trust leader Karen Burns
Using the SLT to support SENCos
  September 27 2019
School leaders have a vital part to play in helping SENCos thrive in their roles. Abigail Gray, SEN consultant and NASENCO programme tutor, outlines what SENCos actually want from the SLT.
Partnership and collaboration: No more sink or swim
  September 12 2019
Partnership and collaboration can really help to tackle the problem of teacher retention, according to Dean Boyce. He discusses why all schools should look to work together
What Schools Leaders Can Do To Build Better Inter-School Collaborations
  September 09 2019
Tackling the challenges faced by schools collectively sounds appealing, but be clear as to how doing so will help you and your fellow leaders, says Yvonne Gandy.
Leadership: It is about ‘we’ not ‘me’
  July 11 2019
Leadership is a team effort, involving all of your staff, and your team has a tough job. It is your role as a leader to forget the heroics and be there for them, says Yvonne Gandy
International NPQ Case Study: following up with Bev Ross, NPQH candidate and Deputy Principal, China
  July 11 2019
For Bev Ross, a deputy principal at an international school in Guangdong Province, China, doing the NPQH programme with BPN boosted her career development and helped her school tackle a major challenge.
What makes an inspirational school leader?
  July 04 2019
What are the highs and lows of life at the top? Part of a broader article in Independent Education Today, Karen Burns, executive principal of Victorious Academies Trust, describes what qualities a head needs in 2019.