The National professional Qualification for Headship Merseyside. September 2009. Purpose. Objectives Clarify the expectations and the organisation of NPQH Clarify the application process Consider the notion of readiness and potential Understand the. So, what have you heard about NPQH ?.
The National professional Qualification for Headship Merseyside
Clarify the expectations and the organisation of NPQH
Clarify the application process
Consider the notion of readiness and potential
The Centre for Educational Leadership (CEL) at The University of Manchester (Lead partner)
Carnegie Leaders in Learning Partnership at Leeds Metropolitan University
Teesside Business School at the University of Teesside
Rigorous assessment linked to readiness.
Closeness to headship.
Leadership experience in different context.
The redesigned NPQH
If you are successful at this stage.
RAISE online – tracking progress; use of data.
Leadership styles & school contexts
Community engagement & multi agency
Coaching, delegation, holding accountable & empowering.
Vision & Strategy, including finance and curriculum.
Recruitment & performance
Self management & organisationalskills.
Presenting to audiences, working with stakeholders
Placement in different context
Learning in current school
National, regional and local events
4 months – 12 months
1 ¼ hour interview with a panel – including a serving Head
credibility for headship
Do you need further clarification about the process of the re-designed NPQH?
- NPQH Readiness for Headship.
- NPQH Key Areas of Headship Overview.
- NPQH Continuingprofessional Development Overview.
- NPQH Self Assessment of development needs.
Please ensure that your examples cover the bullet points highlighted at the top of each section.
You must provide three reasons why you think you are ready for Headship in the next 18 months.
Evidence that you have sought to prepare yourself for the challenge of headship through the skills and experiences you have built up
Evidence that you have some experience of strategic leadershipat a whole school or organisation-wide level
Evidence that you have sought and received corroboration of your readiness for headship
Do you need further clarification about the process of application for the NPQH?