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  • National Professional Qualification in Middle Leadership (NPQML)

    Welcome to National College for Teaching & Leadership's

    Leadership Curriculum with UCL IOE: Leadership CoLab

    Why choose National Professional Qualifications with Leadership CoLab?


    • Gain national recognition for your work.
    • Opportunity to network with colleagues from our diverse partnership of over 200 schools from all phases (both primary and secondary teaching schools) including mainstream, academies, grammar, special, urban, rural, faith and federated
    • Led by serving Headteachers or senior school leaders, experienced facilitators, and contributions from world renowned academics at IOE
    • Develop your knowledge, understanding, skills and awareness of the role within the context in which you work and in other setting.
    • Blended learning: face-to-face, online and application in school. Contextualised research informed modular programme with flexible F2F session choice (including twilights, weekdays and Saturdays in prime locations around the regions.
    • Unrestricted access to all elective modules as part of the principal offer.
    • School based project(s),  enabling you to apply your  leadership skills and impact pupil outcomes in your setting; evidence suggests that outcomes from projects have been recognised in Ofsted reports.
    • Attend face-to-face sessions centrally or in your local cluster (NPQSL & NPQML only)
    • Opportunity to gain masters accreditation and access post-graduate provision
    • Access to world class research of leading academics from UCL Institute of Education as part of Leadership CoLab (IOE has been ranked number 1 in the world for education three years running (2014, 2015 and 2016 QS World University Rankings).
    • Engage with London Centre for Leadership in Learning (LCLL) resources and programmes
    • Access to bespoke 360 Diagnostic survey; a peer led analysis of your leadership style and objectives providing the foundations for your targeted leadership development.
    • CoLab Goverance board which is comprised of school clusters to provide strategic direction.


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