The DfE has announced that an NPQ for SENCOs  and leaders responsible for SEN will launch in autumn 2024 and will be the mandatory qualification for SENCOs. More detail is available  here .


We are delighted to announce that STEP and the Alliance of Leading Learning will be delivering the new NPQSEN for SENCOs and Senior Leaders responsible for SEN. Delivery will be from October 2024. We are busy preparing everything needed for the recruitment and delivery of this programme and will provide regular updates. As a reminder, the framework for this programme can be found here

If you are interested in this qualification and would like to be kept informed, please express an interest by completing our short form here: