National Professional Qualification for Leading Behaviour and Culture

For teachers who have, or are aspiring to have, responsibilities for leading behaviours and/or supporting pupil wellbeing in their school.


Areas of Study

  • Effective teaching
  • School Culture
  • Enabling conditions for good behaviour
  • Complex behavioural needs
  • Professional development
  • Effective implementation


Delivery Model

A flexible and accessible blended learning model combining in-person workshops, online seminars, webinars and a range of independently organised learning activities and peer networking.


Face to face workshops Opportunities to bring learning to life in your context, reflect with other professionals and benefit from expert facilitation. 12 hrs
Seminars In person facilitated online learning to complement in-school implementation and private study. 7.5hrs
Coaching The opportunity to unleash your strengths and engage in focussed professional dialogue about your development. 4.5hrs
Webinars Engage with virtual learning aligned to your subject / phase / context allowing for increased specialisation in the content covered. 6hrs
Self-Directed Study Engage with a wide range of online content including the EEF evidence base materials. 6hrs
Communities of Practice Establish and build a community of likeminded leaders serving in your locality as well as participating in regional and national groups where applicable. 4.5hrs
Self-Audit Working with your coach and other colleagues to review your development as your progress through the course. 3hrs
Formative Assessment Opportunities to reflect on the progress you make as you learn more and can do more as a result of your participation and engagement with the NPQ materials. 1.5hrs
Case Study Supporting you to apply your learning and implement change in your own context utilising an evidence informed approach. 6hrs



Formative assessment takes place throughout the programme, helping you understand the progress you are making, and facilitators to adapt your learning experiences.

Summative assessment takes the form of a 1500-word response to a case study, completed in a single 8-day window at the end of your programme. The assessment will give you the opportunity to demonstrate how you would deploy the knowledge, skills and understanding gained through the NPQ to lead and implement a specific aspect of change.



Our participants are crucial to our continuous quality improvement. The regular evaluations of our entire NPQ experience help us to give you the very best learning experience, as we are able to respond quickly to any issues, and share best practice rapidly. “incisive self-evaluation which drives continuous improvement.” (Tribal 2019)




To register for any of the NPQ programmes with University of Winchester, please apply via this link on LLSE’s website: Apply Now For Your NPQ – Leadership Learning South East (