NPQ in Early Years Leadership (NPQEYL)

NPQ in Early Years Leadership (NPQEYL)

Even within the education world, Early Years Learning is a unique experience, requiring unique approaches.

A completely new NPQEYL for those who are leaders in an early years setting qualified to at least Level 3 who are, or are aspiring to be, managers of Private, Voluntary and Independent nurseries, headteachers of school-based or maintained nurseries, or childminders with leadership responsibilities.

Benefits for participants

  • Gain a nationally recognised, prestigious, government-backed senior leadership qualification to help you progress in your career
  • Develop knowledge and understanding of how to apply the evidence on the effective running of an early years setting, responding to the needs of children, parents, staff, and wider operating demands
  • Learn flexibly around your job with a blended learning experience which fits around your role where you learn and discuss key content online delivered in a way that suits the busy working lives of early years practitioners
  • 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  early years and school leaders in and delivery at local venues

Benefits for your nursery or organisation

  • A skilful and research-informed leader who can lead a cohesive, impact-focused leadership team
  • Practical capability to get on with the job of developing others with the skills to lead with people and teams, creating change and impact
  • A professionally aware and informed leader who can make evidence-based decisions and approach leadership in an effective and efficient manner
  • The ability to review and evaluate practice in order to bring about change and get the best outcomes for young people and staff within the organisation

Key Information

Download the NPQEYL Curriculum

All NPQs are fully Government-funded, and as such free to all participants. Register for our upcoming cohorts below: