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
Stephen Viner - NPQEL International Case Study
September 26 2019
The principal of The British International School Al Khobar (BISAK) in Saudi Arabia, Stephen is starting his own professional development journey on Best Practice Network’s international NPQEL. The programme will prepare him to lead a period of considerable change at BISAK.
Winners announced for Pupil Referral Unit NPQ opportunity
September 13 2019
Outstanding Leaders Partnership announce the five winning Pupil Referral Units (PRUs) to receive an NPQML or NPQSL place for a PRU colleague.
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.