School leadership

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

  1. Equality and diversity school leadership projects

    Contact details of project leads.

  2. Headteachers' standards

    Best-practice standards for headteachers.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Professional development for school leaders

    Information on professional development for school leaders and governors, includes our NPQML, NPQSL, NPQH and NPQEL qualifications.

  6. 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.

  7. Standard for teachers’ professional development

    A description of effective practice in professional development for teachers.

  8. System leader and teaching schools: review of designation

    Information on how teaching schools, NLEs and NLGs designations are reviewed, the impact of a designation removal and how to appeal a decision.

  9. System leader designation review: how to appeal

    Find out how to appeal a decision to remove a teaching school, NLE or NLG designation.

  10. Teaching and Leadership Innovation Fund: apply for funding

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

  11. 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.

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

    System leaders who they are and what they do.

  13. Teaching schools: a guide for potential applicants

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

  14. 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.