National Professional Qualification for Executive Leadership (NPQEL)


ISBL and Best Practice Network are delighted to announce that the National Professional Qualification for Executive Leadership (NPQEL) is now available to ISBL Members and Fellows who are, or who are aspiring to become an executive leader with responsibility for leading across several schools. ISBL Members and Fellows are also able to enjoy a discount when joining the course.


The qualification covers 6 content areas which set out what a leader should know or should be able to do, and 7 leadership behaviours which set out how the best leaders operate. The content areas have been embedded within 3 online courses, with the leadership behaviours explored during the six facilitated events.


Candidates successful in achieving the qualification have the opportunity to accrue credits towards a PG Cert and Masters Accreditation.


£10 million has been set aside to provide scholarship funding for candidates undertaking NPQEL from Category 5 or 6 local area districts.


To discuss your suitability or to find out more, please email or visit 

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