TDT - Early Years Leadership

TDT - Early Years Leadership 


"The course material is utterly brilliant. Such high quality and carefully crafted...the spirit and ethos of TDT is forefront"
"The more leaders focus their relationships, their work, and their learning on the core business of teaching and learning, the greater their influence on student outcomes"
Viviane Robinson (2018)


If you are interested in undertaking an NPQ in Early Years Leadership in 2022/23, please register your interest here: 

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The Teacher Development Trust is an internationally leading charity in the fields of staff development and school improvement through people development. Founded by practising teachers and leaders in 2012, we’ve helped hundreds of schools and leaders to create lasting improvement.

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Benefits for Participants
  • Develop expertise in the art, craft and science of school improvement through people development, understanding how to lead everything from whole school programmes to specialist areas
  • A blended learning experience which fits around your role where you learn and discuss key content online – no more sitting listening to presentations for hours
  • Local virtual and face to face sessions that focus on real problem-solving, creating understanding, connecting with your peers and gaining depth of knowledge
  • Ongoing preparation to give you confidence to pass the final assessment
  • Facilitation and support from serving school leaders in excellent schools and delivery at local venues

Leadership NPQ: 



Specialist NPQ in Early Years Leadership 


National Professional Qualification for Early Years Leadership (NPQEYL) – for leaders qualified to at least Level 3 with a full and relevant qualification who are, or are aspiring to be, managers of Private, Voluntary and Independent nurseries, head teachers of school-based and maintained nurseries, or childminders with leadership responsibilities. 

Funding Available:

Scholarship funding for the next two years has been secured by the DfE to ensure that National Professional Qualifications can be accessed at no cost to the school. 

Please contact the Teaching School Hub if you  need to discuss this further : 01522 214459