North East Teaching Schools Partnership

By serving school leaders, for school leaders

National Professional Qualifications for School Leadership

Our core purpose is to facilitate school improvement, making the highest standard of leadership development affordable for every school and academy.

  • NPQML for current or aspiring middle leaders.
  • NPQSL for current or aspiring senior leaders.
  • NPQH for current or aspiring headteachers.
  • NPQEL for current or aspiring leaders of multiple schools and academies.

We work with schools and academies across the region to provide bespoke NPQ Programmes.

We have a flexible and credit-based approach to your study in the form of Masters' credits from Newcastle University. Full details can be found on each programme page.

High Quality

Newcastle University's relationship with NETSP ensures excellence with purpose. We provide relevant, authentic and up to date programmes combining experience from serving leaders with the latest research and theory.

Innovative Assessment

Designed along a portfolio format with space to provide evidence of critical reflection on professional leadership practice. You can also receive Master's credits upon completion of your portfolio.

Flexible Approach

Two competitively priced delivery models. The central model includes participants from all over the region. Our cluster model allows schools and academies to deliver bespoke NETSP programmes.


North East Teaching Schools Partnership

Inspiring Outstanding School Leadership

School of Education, Communication and Languages Sciences, Newcastle University, NE1 7RU
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