NPQEL

Assessment


NPQEL Assessment Tasks


You will be required to complete two tasks:

Task 1 - Design a sustainable business development strategy for your organisation. (4,000 words)

Content Areas Assessed:

  • Strategy & Improvement

  • Leading with Impact

  • Working In Partnership

  • Managing Resources & Risks

  • Increasing Capability

Participants must:

  • Design a sustainable business development strategy for your organisation, analysing the benefits, costs and risks of different options (for example, growth and stabilisation).

  • Present your chosen strategy to your governing board/board of trustees, record it, answer questions, and gather feedback.

  • Submit a written account of the project for assessment, which aims to evidence the criteria indicated. This should cover the design, implementation and evaluation of the project.

  • Submit supportng documents/material as evidence. Supporting evidence must be concise and directly related to the candidate’s project and corresponding assessment criterion.

  • Not exceed a total word count of 4,000, excluding supporting documents or annexes.

Task 2 - Lead a project to improve progress and attainment in several schools. (4,000 words)

Content Areas Assessed:

  • Strategy & Improvement

  • Teaching & Curriculum Excellence

  • Leading with Impact

  • Working In Partnership

Participants must:

  • Lead a project to improve progress and attainment in several schools. The precise focus of the project should be negotiated and agreed with representatives of the relevant schools.

  • Present your plans to a group of relevant stakeholders (for example, the relevant governing boards, teachers and community representatives), record it, answer questions and gather feedback.

  • Submit a written account of the project for assessment, which aims to evidence the criteria indicated. This should cover the design, implementation and evaluation of the project.

  • Submit supporting documents/material as evidence. Supporting evidence must be concise and directly related to the candidate’s project and corresponding assessment criterion.

  • Not exceed a total word count of 4,000, excluding supporting documents or annexes.

Our Responsibility


Inspiring Leaders will:

  • Assess project scripts and supporting evidence in accordance with a mark scheme that will be provided by DfE.

  • Comply with assessment requirements, as described in the Quality Framework and as set out by NPQonline and the DfE.

Further guidance will be provided in due course.


Useful Documents


NPQEL Content & Assessment Framework

NPQEL Final Assessment Handbook for Participants

NPQEL Final Assessment Submission Form

NPQEL Final Assessment Description Summary

NPQ Online Final Assessment Guidance

NPQEL Submission Windows Intake 1