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NPQ Leading teaching development

Aimed at colleagues with at least 3 years teaching experience, the NPQLTD gives participants all the essential knowledge, skills and concepts that underpin successful leadership of teaching.

The course is usually completed within 12 months with a summative assessment at its conclusion.  This is a blended delivery model comprising 3 face to face events, online study, webinars and coaching.  Eligibility is subject to evidencing support from your Headteacher to release you to undertake the course and related work. ​


The programme: ​

  • helps colleagues to become adept in supporting ITT training, ECTs and the wider of development of colleagues across the school
  • develops expertise across a number of specialist areas e.g designing professional development)
  • reviews and evaluates practice to achieve best outcomes for staff and young people
  • helps make evidence based decisions and approach leading teacher development in an effective and efficient manner


Delivered by Best Practice trained facilitators‌


Teachers with at least 3 years experience.  Suitable for teachers who have, or are aspiring to have, responsibilities for leading development of other teachers in a subject, year group, key stage or phase


NPQLTD is delivered over 12 months with 3 face to face events.  The final assessment is by case study scenario


Applications required within designated recruitment periods.  Delivery will be within DfE defined windows. Autumn 23 cohort face to face days are as follows:

30 November 2023

20 February 2024

10 May 2024


Free: Scholarship available for all state-maintained school and academies in England


Face to Face, The Wilnecote School, Tamworth