NPQ training - CPD for leaders in schools

Plymouth CAST is continuing to work with Outstanding Leaders Partnership in 2020-21 to deliver externally accredited NPQ training for school leaders.  Outstanding Leaders Partnership have been rated as ‘exceptional’ by the Department for Education.
Four qualifications are on offer:
  •  NPQML (National Professional Qualification for Middle Leaders)
  •  NPQSL (National Professional Qualification for Senior Leaders)
  •  NPQH (National Professional Qualification for Headteachers)
  •  NPQEL (National Professional Qualification for Executive Leaders)
Which qualification is right for you?  If you're not sure which qualification is best for you to apply for, use the link above to see a comparison chart of the four qualifications with types of school experience required for each.

Fully funded scholarships from the Department of Education are still available for Plymouth CAST staff taking courses starting in Autumn 2020. The deadline for applications for NPQ courses starting in Autumn 2020 is 24th July 2020. 


If you wish to develop your leadership skills within a school context, check that you have the support of your line manager, and then apply online via the Outstanding Leaders website. (An 'Apply Now' button can be found for each NPQ course on the relevant qualification page by following the bullet-point hyperlinks above).

Plymouth CAST is committed to providing high quality CPD to staff in all roles across the organisation.