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National Professional Qualifications for International Delegates

 

NPQNational Professional Qualifications for International delegates

In 2021, the Department for Education (DfE) undertook a review of the NPQ programme and decided to restructure them, with the NPQEL, NPQH and NPQSL changing in structure and approach, and the NPQML being replaced with a suite of three area-specific NPQs, including the National Professional Qualification in Leading Teaching (NPQLT). Following this review, Real Training is now working in partnership with LLSE, an approved Lead Provider of the DfE-accredited NPQ courses, to deliver effective leadership programmes to leaders and aspiring leaders in international settings exclusively.

Which NPQs are Real Training now offering?

Real Training will continue to deliver the National Professional Qualification in Headship (NPQH) and National Professional Qualification in Senior Leadership (NPQSL) and National Professional Qualification in Leading Teaching (NPQLT). These NPQs all cater for delegates in different stages of their career, enabling them to take the next step in their development.

  • NPQH – This course is designed for international school leaders who are, or are aspiring to be, a headteacher or head of school with responsibility for leading a school.
  • NPQSL – This course is designed for school leaders who are, or are aspiring to be, a senior leader with cross-school responsibilities.
  • NPQLT – This course is for teachers who have, or are aspiring to have, responsibilities for leading teaching in a subject, year group, key stage or phase.

Please refer to the specific course pages for more information on eligibility, course content and cost.

Studying with Real Training as an international delegate

NPQs delivered by Real Training are designed for international educators. Our extensive experience in delivering courses to over 100 countries worldwide gives us unrivalled knowledge about how educational legislation and requirements differ from region to region, giving you piece of mind that wherever you are based, the course will be highly relevant to your individual circumstances.

  • Our courses are delivered by current leaders in international settings, ensuring the content is highly relevant to your circumstances.
  • We have extensive experience in delivering National Professional Qualifications across the globe, to over 50 countries.
  • Work with facilitators who are experienced school leaders from the UK and international schools
  • Experience the National Professional Qualifications from the comfort of your own setting with Campus Live – the leading virtual learning environment for postgraduate study and Campus OnlineTM

Will Real Training still be offering NPQs to UK-based delegates?

Real Training is not currently delivering NPQs to UK-based delegates. Our delivery partner LLSE is, however, able to offer the full suite of NPQs to UK-based delegates. Please visit their website for more information.

When do the courses start?

There will be two cohorts per year. The next cohorts will be:

  • February 2022
  • September 2022

We are currently accepting bookings for the first cohort, starting 21 February 2022You should aim to be fully enrolled on the course by this date. You can register your interest by completing the form found here. Please ensure you have Real Training selected as the chosen delivery partner.

After you submit your application, we will require the following declarations. Please allow time for these to be completed and sent back to us prior to the start date above:

For NPQH

  • Nominated ‘sponsor’ within your school – someone you can work with throughout the course.. This will be sent to your sponsor automatically on submission of the application form

For NPQSL and NPQLT

  • Headteacher declaration – a signature of approval from your headteacher. This will be sent to your headteacher automatically on submission of the application form
  • Coach declaration – a signature of approval from your coach. This will be sent to your nominated coach automatically on submission of the application form

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