The Halifax Academy works with The Outstanding Leaders Partnership (OLP) to deliver a range of high quality accredited school leadership qualifications. OLP, managed by Best Practice Network, is approved by the Department for Education to deliver qualifications, training thousands of UK school leaders in partnership with 50 teaching schools.


National Professional Qualifications (NPQs) are voluntary qualifications designed to promote great teaching and great school leadership. They provide teachers and leaders with the training, support, and guidance they need to develop expertise in school leadership and specialist areas of teaching practice.


Courses starting February 2022

Information on the courses currently available, including how to apply, can be found by following the links below.