The government’s plans to introduce new national professional qualifications (NPQs) and review existing NPQs.


National professional qualifications (NPQs) reforms



These reforms build on the commitments made in the teacher recruitment and retention strategy and the early career framework, announced in January 2019.

More information about existing NPQs is available at professional development for school leaders.

Published 3 July 2020
Last updated 13 October 2020 + show all updates
  1. Update about the NPQ framework reforms from September 2020.

  2. First published.