Senior Leadership Programme
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Senior Leadership Programme

The most popular leadership apprenticeship in the UK
Senior Leadership Programme
20 Months +4 Months EPA
Who's it for?
For current senior leaders including serving headteachers
  • Level 7 Senior Leader Apprenticeship
  • PGDip in Applied Leadership and Management

It has been an opportunity to explore, reflect and practice some of the theoretical aspects of Leadership and gain a wider perspective on school improvement.

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Your own Mentor and Tutor for support throughout the programme
Fully Funded through the apprenticeship levy
Self-Funded Programme
Funding Available through the apprenticeship levy

The programme

The new and improved Senior Leadership Programme includes over 36 world-class leadership and management tools to develop learners’ professional practice and the leadership of their school.

Delivered by experts from within education and across the economy, participants benefit from an extensive online resource library and best in class face-to-face delivery.

Inherently practical and delivered within your existing work commitments, the Senior Leadership Programme will equip you with the skills and knowledge necessary to achieve as a Senior Leader.

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Leading Strategy
Leading People
Leading Operations and Finance

The Experience

The NCE has always focused on selecting venues to ensure that our learners will feel relaxed as they are removed from the daily demands placed upon them. The environment brings the time and space to absorb, reflect and fully digest the extensive content delivered throughout.

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We are now accepting registrations of interest for our 2023 cohorts. Submit your details now and one of our team will be in touch.

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Last Few Places
May 2023
Applications close
May 4, 2023
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May 2023
  • 20 month programme + 4 months End Point Assessment
  • First Day of Learning and four 2-day Professional Learning Days
  • A range of workshops
  • Dedicated NCE Tutor
  • Currently working as a Senior Leader
  • GCSE English and Maths at Grade C or above
  • 2:2 Undergraduate Degree or higher
  • Apprenticeship Portfolio of evidence
  • Professional discussion on portfolio
  • Strategic Business Proposal and Proposal Presentation
  • 4 x 3,500 word reflective reports demonstrating application of module specific business tools in your context

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