For leaders who are, or are aspiring to be, managers of private, voluntary and independent nurseries, headteachers of school-based or maintained nurseries, or childminders with leadership responsibilities.
I found each unit really useful to reflect upon as a leader and the layout was great; chunks of information with some theory and time to reflect on your own practice. It’s wonderful to have professional development dedicated to EYFS leadership.
- NPQEYL participant
Applications for our February 2024 NPQEYL cohort have now closed. You can register your interest in joining a future cohort via our expression of interest form.
Duration: 18 months (plus 3 months for summative assessment process)
Hours of study: 81
Cost: Free to those who meet the scholarship eligibility criteria. The cost for school or self-funded participants outside of the criteria is £1,148
Scholarship eligibility criteria:
- providing childcare on non-domestic premises (people or organisations - providing care for individual children in premises that are not someone’s home. e.g., nurseries, pre-schools, holiday clubs and other group-based settings)
- providing childcare on domestic premises (providers where four or more people look after children together in a home that is not the child’s own).
- Childminders, registered on the Ofsted Early Years Register (where the care takes place in a home that is not the child’s own)
- Childminders, registered with an Ofsted-registered Childminder Agency, caring for early years children.