NPQEL – Content and Cost













We are a leading provider of the current NPQs.  Registrations for programmes are now closed.   Go to our new NPQs pages for information on the New NPQs commencing form September 2021.











National Professional Qualification for Executive Leadership


NPQEL is for those who are, or who are aspiring to become, an Executive Headteacher or CEO of a MAT with responsibility for leading across several schools.

Why do NPQEL with the Alliance of Leading Learning?

  • Proven Gold standard learning with impact on work-based practice.
  • Designed and delivered by outstanding executive leaders and CEOs.
  • Learning from both education and non-education specialists.
  • Powerful networking opportunities.
  • A personalised learning journey – with reflection on own context and next steps in leadership development.

It is expected participants will complete the programme within 12 months.







Our Delivery Model

Our delivery model adopts a blended learning approach – prioritising learning through access to expert facilitators who are practising CEOs, Executive Heads and high performing corporate leaders. The facilitated sessions are supported by self-directed learning through think pieces, current cutting edge research, work based practice and exposure to outstanding practice.

The Alliance of Leading Learning NPQEL Package Includes:

  • A launch day
  • A Leadership Diagnostic
  • 2 day all-inclusive residential in 4* quality hotel led by exemplary Executive Heads, CEOs and Business Leaders
  • Online learning resources to support learning
  • Support with self-directed school-based tasks
  • Final assessment support
  • Access to the Alliance of Leading Learning national and international Professional Learning Community
  • Administrative support throughout the course

Cost – £4,600

For further venue information and delivery dates please click here.

To register for a future cohort, please click here.