Case Studies

We are immensely proud of the impact our NPQ programmes have had within our region over the past five years. We have interviewed several participants who have explained the impact their programme has had on them and their work. They also offer advice to future participants.

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"I feel I'm more discerning in identifying precisely what needs to be done. I can get the hub of things much quicker."

- NPQML Participant

National Professional Qualification for Middle Leadership

This former NPQML participant works as a middle leader in a large secondary academy. He is second in department within a team of thirteen plus two technicians. The school has 1400 children on roll. He has worked there on a full-time basis for eight years.

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National Professional Qualification for Senior Leadership

This former NPQSL participant works as a senior teacher and Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCO) in a small rural primary school. The school has just over 100 children on roll. She has worked there on a full-time basis for six years.

"It has given me the confidence to know what I am talking about."

- NPQSL Participant

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Embarking on the NPQH programme proved to be a challenging but extremely worthwhile experience for Jill. It helped her to work out what kind of a leader she wants to be.

- NPQH Participant

National Professional Qualification for Headship

Jill was an Assistant Head Teacher at a large primary school when she first applied to take part in the NPQH. Having previously completed a Senior Leadership Development course she decided that she now had the experience and desire to embark on the journey towards Headship and that the NPQH was the natural step to take.

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North East Teaching Schools Partnership

Inspiring Outstanding School Leadership

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