Presentation on theme: "National Professional Qualification for Headship"— Presentation transcript:
1 National Professional Qualification for Headship NPQH Information Presentation
2 NPQH The first choice qualification for aspiring Heads Recognised by appointing bodies as the headship qualificationSupported and subsidised by GovernmentRevised model 2012 linked to national competencies and development through modular curriculum
4 NPQH Model PhasesGateway Assessment – NPAP is the national commissioned provider for this phaseDevelopment Phase – This will be delivered by 29 licensed providers around the country and is built on the principles of self-sustaining school development and improvementFinal Assessment – A different national provider for this phase is to be commissioned
5 The modular curriculum QualificationsAssessmentLeading beyond an organisation(level 5)Leading an organisation(level 4)Aspiring to lead an organisation(level 3)Leading beyond a team(level 2)Leading a team within an organisation (level 1)Educational ExcellenceOperational ManagementStrategic LeadershipGeneric activities – e.g. placements, core research documentsDiagnosticsUnderpinning standards and competencies
6 Educational Excellence Competency FrameworkStrategic LeadershipSelf awareness and self managementPersonal drive and accountabilityResilience and emotional maturityConceptual thinkingFuture focusImpact and InfluenceEducational ExcellenceDelivering continuous improvementModelling excellence in teachingLearning focusPartnership andCollaborationOrganisational and community understandingOperational ManagementEfficient and EffectiveAnalytical thinkingRelationship managementHolding others to accountDeveloping others
7 NB - all module titles are indicative and subject to change Level 3 ModulesEssentialLeading and improving teachingLeading an effective schoolSucceeding in headshipElectiveCurriculum developmentAchievement for allClosing the gapUsing data and evidence to improve performanceLeading staff and effective teamsLeading change for improvementLeadership in diverse contextsSchool improvement through effective partnershipsNB - all module titles are indicative and subject to change
8 Development PhaseIn order to present for final assessment trainee heads will need to have completed the following:3 essential modules2 elective modules9 -10 day placementIn addition, licensees may offer additional activities such as coaching.
9 Scholarships & Subsidies Eligibility criteria basedValues based on eligibility (Max £2,375)Maintained sector standard school (Max c£1500)Capped number of scholarships (c1300)No cap on programme numbers (for full paying participants)National College will fund:Initial gateway assessmentFinal assessment for all trainee heads within the maintained sector.
10 Gateway AssessmentOnline applicationPsychometric testTelephone call between assessment centre and sponsorOne day assessment event
11 Application Form Competencies Self awareness and self managementPersonal drive and accountabilityDelivering continuous improvementModelling excellence in teachingLearning focusEfficient and effective
12 Application sections (1) Section 1 Readiness for HeadshipIn this section demonstrate your readiness for headship. Please provide your best two recent examples of senior leadership roles/work experiences where you have led at whole school/organisation level and explain how they demonstrate your readiness for headship. You should include quantified evidence of your main achievements in these roles (i.e. your personal impact and the positive difference your work has had in the organisation and on meeting its goals) to justify that your next job will be headship. Please ensure you describe briefly the senior leadership roles/work experiences you have chosen and give the dates. (500 Words)
13 Application sections (2) Section 2 Self awareness and self managementIn this section please provide evidence of how you have planned your development to prepare yourself for headship and to develop the technical knowledge required for the role. You should demonstrate your self awareness and self-management, say how you have improved your leadership as a result and provide evidence of how your performance has actually improved. In addition, please identify two aspects of your leadership that you consider you need to develop further on NPQH and to say why you have identified these areas. (500 Words)
14 Application sections (3) Section 3 Delivering continuous improvementPlease give an example of leading at whole school or organisational level in which you can demonstrate delivering continuous improvement to deliver your vision for the school through strategic planning and engaging stakeholders. Ensure you provide evidence of the impact and positive difference you made. (500 Words)
15 Application sections (4) Section 4 Modelling Excellence in Teaching/Learning FocusPlease give an example of leading at whole school or organisational level in which you can demonstrate improving teaching and learning through modelling excellence in teaching and learning focus for all members of the school community. Ensure you provide evidence of the impact and positive difference you made. (500 Words)
16 Application sections (5) Section 5 Efficient and EffectivePlease give an example of an initiative/activity you led at whole school or organisational level in which you can demonstrate you are efficient and effective in managing all school/organisation structures, resources and processes. Choose an example which covers more than one aspect of the competency. Ensure you provide evidence of the impact and positive difference you made. (500 Words)
17 Application sections (6) Section 6 Personal Drive and AccountabilityPlease give an example of an initiative/activity you led at whole school or organisational level in which you can demonstrate your personal drive and accountability in taking responsibility and bringing it to a successful conclusion. Ensure you provide evidence of the impact and positive difference you made. (500 Words)
18 Sponsor Usually your Head Agreement to support your NPQH journey School funding where requiredTime to engage in NPQHWritten submission for each application section – needed to make the application complete30 minute telephone interview with assessor to provide further evidence of competencies for those reaching the second stage of the process
19 Stage 2 The Assessment Event Interview with assessor (1 Hour)Simulation exercise (1Hour)Written case study (90 minutes)Competency based
20 Assessment event competencies Future focusAnalytical thinkingConceptual thinkingDelivering continuous improvementImpact and influenceRelationship managementHolding others to accountDeveloping others
21 Next steps and further information For more detailed information go toDownload the trial application formAccess the detailed competency frameworkApplications will reopen in January 2013A full list of licensed providers is available on the College websiteContact Carol Littlejohn: telephone
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