School leadership

National Professional Qualification for Headship (NPQH), Teaching and Leadership Innovation Fund, teaching schools, equality and diversity.

  1. Appeals policy for gateway (NPQH only) and final assessments, and appeals form

    Policy which outlines courses of action for appeals at NPQH gateway assessment, and final assessment for NPQML, NPQSL and NPQH.

  2. Equality and diversity school leadership projects

    Contact details of project leads for 2016 to 2017.

  3. Headteachers' standards

    Best-practice standards for headteachers.

  4. Maths hubs: application form and guide

    Form and guide for schools and colleges that want to lead a maths hub in south-east London and Cumbria or north Lancashire.

  5. National leaders of education: a guide for potential applicants

    Find out about becoming a national leader of education (NLE), what's involved and how to apply.

  6. Professional development for school leaders

    All our documents on professional development for school leaders and governors. Includes our NPQML, NPQSL and NPQH qualifications.

  7. Specialist leaders of education: a guide for potential applicants

    Find out how to apply to become a specialist leader of education (SLE), what's involved, and how to work with existing teaching schools.

  8. Standard for teachers’ professional development

    A description of effective practice in professional development for teachers.

  9. System leader designation review

    Find out how teaching schools, NLEs and NLGs are reviewed and how to appeal a decision.

  10. Talent management: developing new leaders in schools

    As a school or academy leader find out why you need an effective talent management strategy, and how to create one.

  11. Teaching and Leadership Innovation Fund: apply for funding

    Funding opportunity to design and deliver professional development programmes for teachers and school leaders.

  12. Teaching and Leadership Innovation Fund: programmes for teachers and school leaders

    Information for teachers and school leaders interested in enrolling for a professional development programme.

  13. Teaching schools and system leaders: get support for you and your school

    System leaders who they are and what they do.

  14. Teaching schools: a guide for potential applicants

    Find out what teaching schools do, what funding's available, how to apply to become a teaching school and how to work with a teaching school.

  15. Teaching schools: the school perspective

    A report on the work of teaching schools and how they are responding to the main areas of the teaching school role.