Endorsement process

The National Academy for Educational Leadership is inviting providers to put forward for endorsement existing leadership development provision in any of the following areas:

  • Middle Leaders, especially their role in developing any aspect of the new curriculum
  • Senior Leaders
  • Aspiring Headteachers*
  • New and Acting Headteachers
  • Experienced Headteachers

*including developing individuals so that they are ready to apply for assessment for the National Professional Qualification for Headship (NPQH). The selection and assessment of candidates for the qualification itself will not form part of the endorsement process.

Innovation and New Provision

The National Academy for Educational Leadership is also seeking interest from providers who are being creative and innovative in their approaches to educational leadership development. We will consider supporting providers financially in the development of provision which is ‘new’ and so may not yet be able to fully demonstrate impact.

Visit the Innovation Pathway page to find out more

Endorsement timeline for current call

Endorsement call opens

6th September 2019

Endorsement call closes

11th October 2019

Stage 1 panel meets

4th & 5th November

Stage 2 panel meets

10th & 11th December 2019

Outcome of endorsement communicated to providers

18th December 2019

All endorsed provision published on Leadership Academy website

January 2020