National Professional Qualifications (NPQs) Deadline Extension: Apply by 16 January

Posted  7th January 2022
Posted by  SBS Partner
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Outstanding Leaders Partnership, supported by Best Practice Network, have extended their Spring 2022 NPQ application deadline to the 16th January.

Free places, entirely funded by DfE scholarships, are still available for all 6 of the NPQ qualifications which begin in February with an online induction course.olp-bnp-logos

NPQs are delivered on a part-time basis and have been designed to fit into busy teacher timetables. Specialist NPQs are completed over 12 months whereas the Leadership NPQs are completed over an 18 month period.

Outstanding Leaders Partnership is a school-led network of MATs, TSHs and dioceses and is recognised as the leading NPQ provider. They will be hosting NPQ groups throughout England and are ready to deliver NPQ groups entirely online in the event of further Covid restrictions.

As mentioned, fully-funded NPQs are still available but make sure to apply by 16th January to secure your place!

You can find out more and apply at If you have any questions, please contact their NPQ Advisors on 0117 920 9428 or at

Links to the individual NPQs as well as the NPQ brochure PDFs can be found below.

Leadership NPQs

Specialist NPQs

Learn more about NPQs