NPQEYL and NPQLL Applicants



The Alliance of Leading Learning are delighted to be working in partnership with Teach First to deliver NPQ Early Years Leadership (EYL) and NPQ Leading Literacy (LL)

We will be launching our next tranche of NPQ programmes in October 2024. Whilst we wait for the outcome from the Department of Education with regards to the funding of the programmes, you can start an application to secure a place (you won’t be able to complete stage 1-4 below). If you are interested in taking part in 2024 / 2025 please follow the application process below:

To start your application for the NPQEYL or NPQLL :

1. Follow this link which will take you to the DfE registration portal (Register for a National Professional Qualification (

2. Select Leading Literacy  or Early Years Leadership as your programme

3. Select Teach First as your lead provider

4. Have your Teacher Reference Number (TRN) ready for registration

5. Complete our Application form below

Any problems please do get in touch with us –