Huge investment has been made in the NPQs, providing important training and development for leaders. As we explored in our recently published paper, we know that school leaders need more. This programme focuses on a holistic model of leadership in the education sector, developing leaders who are authentic, brave, connected and curious.

The benefits

  • Develop expertise in practical strategies to make lasting change in your organisation.
  • Build lasting connections and share best practices with like-minded colleagues.
  • Let our knowledgeable facilitators, who possess both hands-on experience and theoretical knowledge, lead you and offer new insights.
  • Develop the skills and confidence to build a developmental and autonomous culture in your workplace.
  • Become part of Big Education’s extensive leadership network, featuring frequent gatherings and chances to network.


Leadership Programme

Key information

Applications close: 27 September, 2023

Who the programme is for: Headteachers and senior leaders working in schools and other types of education organisations

Practicalities: One year programme, with eight in-person full day workshops. Optional year two modules available

Start date: Oct 2024

Location: You can opt for the North West or the South of England cohort

Cost:£1,995 (one year), £1495 (optional second year)

How to apply: Complete a short online application form

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