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National Professional Qualifications (NPQs)

Flexible professional development courses for teachers and leaders to improve skills, progress careers and deliver improved outcomes for schools.

Exchange Teaching Hub is pleased to be working in conjunction with UCL to offer the full suite of NPQs

National Professional Qualifications (NPQs) support the professional learning of teachers and school leaders at all levels of the profession. The suite of qualifications includes eleven programmes based upon the best available research evidence, designed to support your career pathway and your school priorities.

The programmes have been designed and developed by UCL Institute of Education in collaboration with current, proven, highly effective school leaders and expert teachers, with a clear focus on excellent outcomes for all students.

NPQ participants from our hub communities will be supported to learn by renowned national and local experts, who will facilitate professional learning geared to their contexts and communities.

How to Apply:

The Department for Education (DfE) are currently not accepting registrations for Autumn 2024 cohort as they complete the maintenance of their registration portal which is expected to be open in July 2024.

UCL Institute of Education is encouraging prospective participants to complete the form linked below to register your interest in pursuing an NPQ with UCL as your provider for the Autumn 2024 cohort. You will need to select Exchange Teaching Hub from the list of delivery partners.

Once the DfE registration portal re-opens, applicants who have completed this form will be emailed the DfE registration link to complete their registration with the DfE.

1. Speak to your line manager

Talk to your line manager about joining an NPQ programme.

2. Register on the DfE Portal↗

Select University College London (UCL) as your Lead Provider.

3. Complete your application form

You’ll receive an application form. Complete it and choose Exchange Teaching Hub as your delivery partner.

Leadership NPQs:

Headship (NPQH) ↗

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Specialist NPQs: