North East Teaching Schools Partnership

I enjoyed the range of activities as well as working with most people in the room at different times.



We are pleased to be able to offer some of our NPQSL elective modules for you to access on a stand alone basis. To book a place on any of the modules please complete the registration form (dates for the this year 2014/15 are below)


The year we are offering the following modules:

Improving the Quality of Teaching - 10 February and 17 March 2015 (Langdale Centre Feb, Whitley Bay School, March) or 4 February and 2 March 2015 (Carmel College, Darlington)

In this module participants will review the international research evidence about leading and improving teaching. It will look at how to improve teaching and learning across the school through the development and implementation of school wide policies, models of teaching and approaches to evaluating pupil progress.

Effective Whole School Management- 23 April and 19 May 2015 (at Whitley Bay High School) or 20 April and 15 May 2015 (at Carmel College, Darlington)

This module focuses on the senior leader's role in the effective management of the school, with an emphasis on curriculum, managing performance, behaviour, finances, health, safety and welfare. through module content and activities senior leaders will be supported in strengthening their management in relation to these aspects.

School Self Evaluation- 24 February and 29 April 2015 (at St. Joseph's Catholic Academy, Hebburn)

Through this module participants will develop their knowledge, understanding and skills necessary to undertake whole-school self evaluation and understand its links to strategic planning and managing performance. Participants will understand how to use evidence to use evidence collected from self evaluation to make accurate judgements about a school's strengths and areas for improvement..

Leading Change for Improvement- 21 May and 17 June 2015 (at St. Joseph's Catholic Academy, Hebburn)

This module will teach participants the essential knowledge linked to leading change in practice. Building on MIchael Fullan's research work and using one of his analytical research tools, participants will develop their own knowledge to help them lead change in their school as a senior leader.

Leading Professional Development - 5 May and 4 June 2015 (at St. Joseph's Catholic Academy, Hebburn)

This module will enable leaders to know how to design and implement a strategy for professional development which engages all staff and supports colleagues' leadership development in order to improve quality of teaching, learning and outcomes for pupils. They will understand how professional development can enable staff to perform at their best.

Effective Partnership Working - 5 March and 27 April 2015 (at St Joseph's Catholic Academy, Hebburn)

This module focuses on how leaders develop successful partnerships with pupils, parents, governors, other schools and the wider school community and how to capitalise on these partnerships to improve outcomes for pupils.

Research and Development in Teaching - 7 May and 9 June 2015 (at St Joseph's Catholic Academy, Hebburn)

This module will enable senior leaders to understand how to promote and lead research and development within and between schools. It will explore critical issues in 21st century teaching and learning and how research and development can help to address these.

Who can apply?

Anyone, but they are intended for senior leaders who have significant cross school responsibilities,

By doing one of these modules you will gain exemptions (and discounts) if you choose to do your NPQSL course with NETSP.

What's involved?

The modules will be delivered across 2 half days/afternoons, all sessions are scheduled to run from 1-6PM. You will also be expected to do some online learning. The total time commitment for each module is 50 hours (including module delivery)

Cost - The cost for each module is £300. If you go on to do your NPQSL with NETSP you will then receive a £300 discount on the cost of your programme.

The programme will be delivered by the North East Teaching Schools' Partnership
NETSP consists of Teaching Schools from different parts of the region and Newcastle University. The Programme Co-ordinator is Rene Koglbauer, the Director of the North Leadership Centre at Newcastle University. ( ).



NETSP is proud to be rated GOLD in leadership and management, and quality of provision by National College for Teaching and Leadership.

North East Teaching Schools Partnership
School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences
Newcastle University,
Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU

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