NPQs with CEFEL

Courses and programmes are now available to book for 2024/2025. There is a 20% discount for every extra place booked on the same course (except NPQs).

As the traded company to London Diocesan Board for Schools, we would like to draw your attention to the Church of England Foundation for Educational Leadership (CEFEL) NPQ programmes.

I particularly liked the approach and manner of delivery by the facilitators. No one was put on the spot or pressured to give a response. As a result, this created a climate in which all participants felt comfortable sharing.

London Diocesan Board for Schools (LDBS) serves 154 schools and 55,000 pupils across 18 thriving, diverse and vibrant London Authorities in London. Our vison is for schools to provide a transformational education where all children and adults flourish in the widest sense.

For 20 years, we have provided high-quality successful leadership programmes to church and community schools and are very excited to be serving the common good by delivering the CEFEL NPQs to schools of all kinds in London.

This provision is unique in that coaching sessions are included in all CEFEL NPQs.

For an overview of the NPQs on offer, please visit www.cefel.org.uk/npqoverview ›

NPQ courses are partially funded for Autumn 2024 and there are 10,000 fully funded NPQ places available to NPQ Delivery Partners across England. Funded places will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis, based on when a participant completes our initial application form.

  • From Autumn 2024 (Cohort 7), free DfE funding is available only for the NPQH (Headship), NPQ for SENCOs and the NPQLPM (Primary Maths) up to the 10,000 places.
  • Schools serving the most disadvantaged communities (the 50% of schools with the highest proportion of students who attract PP funding) will be eligible for fully funded places for all other NPQs.
  • Schools which are not eligible can also pay for the courses. Please contact NPQ@london.anglican.org for further information.

With limited numbers of fully funded places available for the NPQH, NPQ for SENCOs and NPQ in Leading Primary Maths for November 2024, we urge you to apply as soon as possible ›

Please guide your staff to select Standard ‘Region 5 – London’ on the application form above.

Our NPQ courses offered for all schools in Autumn 2024 are:

Leading Teaching (LT)

  • for teachers & middle leaders who have or want to have responsibilities for leading teaching in a subject, year group, key stage, or phase

Leading Behaviour & Culture (LBC)

  • for teachers & leaders who are, or want to be, involved in developing and implementing behaviour & wellbeing strategies in their school

Leading Primary Maths (LPM):

  • for those leading, or hoping to lead, maths in a primary school. Rquires at least a year’s experience of maths mastery or equivalent to apply

Senior Leadership (SL)

  • for teachers & leaders who are or are aspiring to be senior leaders with cross-school responsibilities

NPQ for SENCO

  • statutory course is for anyone who is or aspires to be a school SENCO

NPQ Headship (H):

  • for school leaders who are or want to be a headteacher or a head of schools

Covering a wide selection of aspects including Curriculum, Leadership, the Early Career Framework for Westminster ECTs through the Central London Teaching Hub, SEND, Communications, HR, CE Schools and Safeguarding (in collaboration with our partners ECP), our courses and programmes offer high quality training, coupled with exceptional value for money.

All are specialist led, and incorporate current recommendations and accepted good practice to ensure stimulating and inspiring sessions for all participants. As a traded service for the London Diocesan Board for Schools (LDBS), we work closely in their delivery of NPQs for the Church of England CEFEL.

Booking a course:

Our venue:

  • Our courses and programmes are delivered at our Central London location in Causton Street, SW1. Click here for directions ›
  • We are located in the London Congestion and ULEZ zone and parking in the surrounding area is limited and strictly controlled. We would recommend travelling by public transport, or on foot.
  • Conducted in modern, bright open-spaced rooms, there is access to AV equipment & wifi, if needed. Kindly note that we can typically accommodate between 25-35 attendees for each course or programme.
  • A lift service is available and our venue is wheelchair accessible throughout. Guide dogs are welcome by prior arrangement. Please contact us if you require any additional mobility or accessibility assistance.
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