Senior Leadership Programme
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Senior Leadership Programme

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

It has opened up a huge range of learning opportunities form readings and seminars to podcasts. Doing the programme has allowed me to give myself valuable CPD time

Louisa Jones
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Put your credits towards an MSc for free or an MBA
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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 in 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
Leading Transformation

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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Start your journey

We are now accepting registrations of interest for our 2022 cohorts. Submit your details now and one of our team will be in touch.

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Last Few Places
September 2022
Applications close
August 31, 2022
Register Interest
September 2022
  • 24-month programme
  • First Day of Learning and four 2-day Professional Learning Days
  • Access to Level 7 learning preparation materials
  • Dedicated NCE Tutor
  • Currently part of the Senior Leadership Team
  • GCSE English and Maths at Grade C or above
  • 2:2 Undergraduate Degree or higher
  • Portfolio of evidence and Professional Discussion
  • Strategic Business Proposal
  • Proposal Presentation
  • 4 Business Reports

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