OLP News

No More New NPQ Scholarships
  December 18 2020
It was officially announced on Tuesday 15 December that there is to be no more NPQ scholarship funding for the rest of the current NPQ contract.
Spring 2021 NPQ intake - registration open
  October 16 2020
Due to high demand from teachers and school leaders to access NPQ scholarships in recent months, the DfE is conducting a review to assess demand against available funding. When the DfE scholarship funding position becomes clear, we will contact you if we need to discuss alternative funding options.
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.
Final call for NPQ scholarship applications
  December 04 2019
Last chance to access a fully-funded place on one of our NPQ qualifications.
Lifting our heads – and joining the dots
  December 02 2019
A new era of strategic collaboration to deliver CPD for school improvement is in reach, delegates to Outstanding Leaders Partnership’s first regional conference heard last week.
Staff restructuring and difficult decisions
  November 14 2019
A thorough, methodical and sensitive approach is vital when it comes to making difficult staffing decisions in the face of struggling budgets, says primary trust leader Karen Burns
PRU professionals get ready to start their NPQ journeys
  November 14 2019
Teachers at five pupil referral units (PRUs) around the country are preparing to start their National Professional Qualification studies following their wins in a Best Practice Network draw.
DfE announcement on the availability of NPQ scholarship funding
  May 07 2019
We have received important information from the Dept for Education regarding the availability of scholarship funding for the National Professional Qualifications for Schools Leadership.
Deadline announced for NPQ scholarship funding
  October 10 2018
Full NPQ scholarship funding is still available for certain regions of England, subject to conditions. For the best chance of receiving NPQ funding we must receive your application by 10 January.
NPQ Scholarship funding for the Spring 2019 Intake
  October 10 2018
We understand that teachers in Category 5 and 6 areas may be able to access scholarship funding for National Professional Qualifications in school leadership for the spring 2019 intake.