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.
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.
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.
International NPQH - Eliz Dadson case study
February 28 2020
Eliz chose Best Practice Network’s NPQH for international schools programme after a long period of professional reflection. “I knew that I wanted to lead a school and have a more direct impact in the lives of the young people in my care,” she says.
International Distance NPQML - Scott Shovelton case study
February 18 2020
Scott Shovelton’s NPQML project provided a major boost to pastoral support at his school in Qatar. Scott, who is head of Physical Education at Doha British School’s Al Wakra campus, developed a learning mentor programme for one of the qualification’s required school improvement projects.
Teacher wellbeing: With you, for you, about you...
February 12 2020
Professional development is the thread running through one school’s innovative retention and wellbeing strategy. Yvonne Gandy finds out more