NPQEL International Case Study - Stephen Viner - The British International School Al Khobar (BISAK), Saudi Arabia
  July 27 2020
The principal of The British International School Al Khobar (BISAK) in Saudi Arabia, Stephen is starting his own professional development journey on Best Practice Network’s international NPQEL. The programme will prepare him to lead a period of considerable change at BISAK.
Schools can fund NPQs through apprenticeship levy following Best Practice Network appointment
  July 24 2020
Schools across England will now be able to use their apprenticeship levy to cover the cost of National Professional Qualification (NPQ) leadership development programmes for middle and senior leaders.
Education post-Covid: Our principles of recovery
  July 15 2020
At the Unity Schools Partnership, the pandemic hiatus has provided an opportunity to re-evaluate and focus on what really matters in education. Yvonne Gandy looks at the trust’s principles of recovery.
WOW: Leading a primary school through lockdown
  June 18 2020
Leading a primary school through the lockdown has had its fair share of challenges for executive principal Sophie Murfin. She speaks to Yvonne Gandy about how this period has triggered changes that will continue when normal service eventually resumes.
Leadership during Covid-19: Filtering out the noise
  May 13 2020
Cutting out the background noise and acting only on the facts has been headteacher Richard Middlebrook’s mantra since the coronavirus lockdown started. Yvonne Gandy explains.
The lockdown legacy: What will change?
  May 13 2020
Headteacher Rachel Tomlinson believes that the coronavirus shutdown will have a lasting, positive, legacy for the way her school is run. Yvonne Gandy explains.
Leadership learning and a baptism of fire
  May 04 2020
From television crews to Ofsted judgements, Del Planter quickly put his professional learning into action when he became headteacher for the first time during a tumultuous time. Yvonne Gandy finds out more.
Cultivating the lead practitioner role
  May 01 2020
Headteacher and MAT CEO Stephen Dean created a maths improvement strategy as part of his CPD studies – an approach that created immediate, notable results. Yvonne Gandy learns more.
'Coronavirus has closed our school for a month'
  March 16 2020
With his pupils off school in Hong Kong due to the coronavirus threat, NPQH Candidate Matt Seddon has had to try to keep them learning
Full DfE scholarships confirmed for Autumn 2020 NPQ intake
  March 04 2020
Full DfE scholarships for our NPQs will be made available for the Autumn 2020 NPQ intake.