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NPQ Overview

Reformed NPQs live from November 2021

Odyssey and Balcarras Teaching School Hubs are working in partnership with UCL to make available to your school the full suite of reformed NPQs from November 2021. Odyssey are highly experienced deliverers of these qualifications, having held a licence and facilitated these courses in the region for many years.

All new NPQs will be taught through a blended balance of online individual learning and face-to-face meetings. They are designed in recognition that leaders are already busy people, with a new, simplified end-of-course assessment.

There will be two cohorts annually, initially starting in November and February.

Three new specialist NPQs replace the old NPQML (12 month programmes):

  • NPQLBC: Leading Behaviour and Culture
  • NPQLT: Leading Teaching
  • NPQLTD: Leading Teacher Development

Three revised NPQs are also on offer (18 month programmes) :

  • NPQSL: Senior Leaders
  • NPQH: Headship (including a new programme of support for newly appointed Headteachers)
  • NPQEL: Executive Leadership

For further details please read our programe flyer below. 
Further information about the content of each programme can also be found by navigating the programme pages on this website - see the menu on the left hand side!