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DfE National Professional Qualifications for Leadership

National Professional Qualifications (NPQ)

NPQ Application Window Open Now!

Following confirmation from the DfE, Leading Learning Forward TSA with The Humber Teaching School are delighted to announce that they have been successfully accredited as providers for the recently updated National Professional Qualifications (NPQs).

LLF TSA with The Humber Teaching School is pleased to offer:

Our Teaching School partner, Learners First and other nationally accredited providers, will also be offering and delivering:

Further details about the new NPQEL programme and application process are available from Learners First.

These qualifications are exciting additions to the Professional Learning  portfolio of leadership programmes and qualifications of both Teaching Schools. These qualification programmes will challenge and inspire current and future leaders at all levels in schools and academies across North and North East Lincolnshire, Kingston-upon Hull and beyond. 

How to Apply

Read and download our current NPQ information leaflets below:

NPQ Information Leaflets

Download and read individual (PDF) information leaflet copies relating to each qualification via the links below:

NPQ Delivery Plan with Assessment Dates

Read and download the current NPQ Delivery Plan and the NPQ Delivery & Assessment Dates for courses delivered by The Humber Teaching School and Leading Learning Forward TSA.

Key Policies, Notices & Protocols

NPQ policies, notices and protocols (in PDF  format) for 2019-2020 can be read and downloaded via the links below are as follows:

Application Forms

Current  NPQ application forms for 2019-20 (Word document) are available via the links below: 

The application window for NPQML, NPQSL and NPQH courses, starting in September 2020, is OPEN now! Completed application forms should be sent by e-mail to: LLFevents@northlincs.gov.uk

Eligibility for DfE Scholarship Funding

NB: DfE/TLIF scholarship funding for NPQ courses at all levels, starting in January 2020 and beyond, has ended. Applicants and/or their schools will need to pay the course fee in full from now on. 

NPQ Enquiries 

If you have any queries about the 2019-20 NPQ programme or wish to register interest for future participation in the NPQ programme, please contact Joanne Holmes in the LLF TSA office oor Catherine Thompson in The Humber Teaching School office: 

LLF TSA Office

The Humber Teaching School

Page updated: 1st April 2020