NPQ Face to Face Days Cancelled. 

At Best Practice Network, we pride ourselves on the support and care we provide to our candidates, associates and partner schools/settings.
 
In line with latest advice provided by the Department for Education and Public Health England, the decision has been made that all remaining training days due to take place between 17th March and 24th April are cancelled.

This covers all programmes: NPQs (including any CQI), NASENCO, HLTA and EYITT
If you have any queries in relation to the work you carry out on behalf of BPN and the below respective programmes, please see below the key contacts:

 

NPQML, NPQSL, NPQH and NPQEL 

Applications now closed.

I am delighted to be able to inform you that the NPQ programmes will continue to be free to ALL schools in ALPSIT and ALSSIT.  

Course information and link to the application process can be found by following the link below

https://www.bestpracticenet.co.uk/courses

If you need any help, support or additional information please do not hesitate to get in touch.

 

 

https://www.outstandingleaders.org/qualifications/npqml

https://www.outstandingleaders.org/qualifications/npqsl

https://www.outstandingleaders.org/qualifications/npqh/

http://outstandingleaders.org/qualifications/npqel/

 

NPQ Information

The programme is divided into self-directed learning and facilitated learning.   Please see diagram above. The course will run all the face to face elements in one year, but participants have a further 6 months to submit their final assessment. .

Facilitated learning

This comprises a webinar, three online courses which are all 4 weeks long, 3 face to face 2F days and many other engagement opportunities online.  

By now your staff will have had an online webinar and have been introduced to the online course they have to follow.  Within two weeks the of the online course closing participants will attend a face to face day.  For the ALPSIT & ALSSIT the face to face dates are below.   It is expected that staff will attend all three, although if this is not possible there are ways for them to catch up in the next cohort window as two cohorts run per year.

NPQ Programme Sep 2019 Intake

NPQML

NPQSL

 

 

 

Facilitators

Steve Coyle / Helen Lea

Lewis Dinsdale & Lynnsey Crowley

Dan Morgan / Simon Lawman

Karl Smith / Bernadette Wood

Darren McCann / Klare Rufo

Mike Hill and Sara Johnson

Face to Face Training Days

NPQML Wrightington Group 1 (23 Colleagues)

NPQML St John Bosco Group 1 (21 Colleagues)

NPQML SJB Group 2 (21 Colleagues)

NPQSL Wrightington Group 1 (25 Colleagues)

NPQSL Wrightington Group 2 (24 colleagues)

NPQSL SJB (26 Colleagues)

Day 1

14/01/2020

09/01/2020

16/01/2020

15/01/2020

08/01/2020

17/01/2020

Day 2

17/03/2020

19/03/2020

18/03/2020

10/03/2020

13/03/2020

11/03/2020

Day 3

23/06/2020

30/06/2020

01/07/2020

24/06/2020

25/06/2020

02/07/2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Self-Directed Learning

The course starts with participants doing a 360 diagnostic. This is to be completed by a number of staff in your school.  It is up to the participant to decide who, but if you are also that persons mentor then you may want to encourage them to do a mixture of people. This will help the participant benchmark their own perceptions with that of others and gauge when completed at the end if they have made any personal improvements.   

The school-based improvement project is a self-directed project that the participant undertakes.  

NPQML Project

The project summary is Participants must lead an improvement project in their team, lasting at least 2 terms

Working with my team to a) improve pupil progress and attainment b) team capability (4500 words excluding supporting documents or annexes).  They will be assessed on Part A – Strategy and Improvement, Teaching and curriculum excellence, Leading with Impact and Working in partnership. Part B – Managing resources and risk and Increasing capability.  

NPQSL Project

The project summary is Participants must lead an improvement project across the school, lasting at least 2 terms

Working across the school to a) reduce variation pupil progress and attainment b) improve the efficiency and effectiveness of teaching (5000 words excluding supporting documents or annexes).  They will be assessed on Part A – Strategy and Improvement, Teaching and curriculum excellence, Leading with Impact and Working in partnership.  Part B – Managing resources and risk and Increasing capability.  

NPQH

https://www.outstandingleaders.org/qualifications/npqh

The programme is divided into self-directed learning and facilitated learning. Please see diagram above.  You can consider month one for the current intake to be March. The course will run all the face to face elements in one year, but participants have a further 6 months to submit their final assessment. So, for this cohort it could run from March 18 – September 19.  In addition, NPQH participants will receive one to one peer coaching.  

Facilitated learning

This comprises a webinar, three online courses which are all 4 weeks long, 5 face to face 2F days and many other engagement opportunities online.  
By now your staff will have had an online webinar and have been introduced to the online course they have to follow.  Within two weeks the of the online course closing participants will attend a face to face day.  For the ALPSIT & ALSSIT these are the face to face dates.   It is expected that staff will attend all three, although if this is not possible there are ways for them to catch up in the next cohort window and two cohorts run per year.

9 day school placement

All NPQH participants are expected to do a 9 day placement in another school.  This will be organised with best practice network.
 
NPQH Project

The NPQH participant is expected to submit two final assessments.

  1. Leading a whole school change programme (4000 words)
  2. Designing an action plan to meet placement schools resourcing and capability needs (2500 words).  Project 1 (own school) will assess Strategy and Improvement, Teaching and curriculum excellence, Leading with Impact and Working in partnership.  Project 2 (placement school) – Managing resources and risk and Increasing capability.