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National Professional Qualifications for School Leaders with Milton Keynes Education Trust and UCL’s Institute of Education Leadership CoLab

Overview

Gain a qualification that gives you national recognition of your leadership development and professional achievement within a school setting with this range of MKET led Leadership Colab programmes for school leaders.

Through studying with Leadership CoLab at MKET you'll get the opportunity to build and develop lifelong networks with colleagues across all phases and settings.  With a proven history of delivering exceptional context-based and school-led leadership, CoLab provides world-class support at every stage of your leadership development.

Programmes available and who they are suited for:

There are three Leadership Colab qualifications available.

1.    National Professional Qualification for Middle Leadership (NPQML)

This qualification provides national recognition of your leadership development and professional achievement as a middle leader in a school.

You should have responsibility for leading a team, e.g. as a:

2.    National Professional Qualification for Senior Leadership (NPQSL)

This qualification provides national recognition of your leadership development and professional achievement as a senior leader in a school. 

It's expected that you not only have responsibility for leading a team, but you're also involved in a range of activities that affect the whole school organisation.

This programme is for:

3.    National Professional Qualification for Headship (NPQH)

This qualification develops talented leaders from all backgrounds who can deliver educational excellence in a self-improving system, and high-quality outcomes for pupils and students.

NPQH will give you the confidence, skills and professional knowledge you need to deliver the best for pupils and all members of the school community in preparation for your first headship post.

It's for those who are:

Please note: newly appointed principals or Headteachers in their first two years of post may want to take the Exploring Headship Colab programme.

The Benefits of taking a Leadership CoLab programme are:

By the end of these programmes, you'll have: 

For further information and details on how to apply etc:

Full details of the programme content, structure, cost, entry requirements and application procedure on the Leadership CoLab website.

Various school leaders from the MKET facilitate the delivery of these programmes.