The NPQLBC is for teachers and all school staff who have, or are aspiring to have, responsibilities for leading behaviour and/or supporting pupil wellbeing in their school.


NPQLBC starts in February 2024

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Application deadline: Friday 2 February 2024


Our NPQLBC programme will:

  • Develop evidence-led expertise equipping you to respond effectively to the challenges and opportunities of ensuring great behaviour and pupil wellbeing, enabling the flourishing of children and adults through an ambitious vision for your area of the school.
  • Deepen your knowledge application to enable you to help your teams keep improving through developing key leadership aspects including establishing high expectations, supporting wellbeing/ resilience, and professional development for your teams.
  • Provide you with a dedicated expert coach who will champion, challenge and encourage your leadership journey, developing your specialist knowledge and supporting your wellbeing and resilience as a leader.
  • Create networked communities of practice of fellow professionals to support your development for the long-term, enabling the collective expertise of the whole education system to grow and develop


The course will be delivered across four cycles of the learning model, as follows:

  • Cycle 1 - School Culture & Teaching
  • Cycle 2 - Enabling Conditions for Good Behaviour
  • Cycle 3 - Complex Behavioural Needs
  • Cycle 4 - Professional Development & Implementation