News & Events

Fully Funded NPQ Places – Apply Now

We are pleased to announce that the DfE have confirmed that they will continue to provide funding for the NPQ programme suite for eligible participants starting programmes until March 2020.  Interested candidates can apply for partner programmes ( NPQML and NPQSL) and can find out about NPQH and NPQEL application deadlines on our website. Scholarships are

May 9th, 2019|

A new lecture series for Bradford school leaders

We are excited to announce a new series of six Star Leadership Lectures, featuring Sir Michael Wilshaw and guests, aimed at Bradford school leaders. The series will focus around core themes that are fundamental to the role of school leadership, bringing Sir Michael’s experience together with inputs from a range of contributors from the education

May 1st, 2019|

Teacher Training Information Session Bradford

Thursday 21st March from 3.30pm – 5.30pm at Tong Leadership Academy, Bradford At our information events, you will hear about the teaching training options available through Star Institute and the unique features of our Star Teachers programmes, including the Provider-led, Assessment Only and Postgraduate Teaching Apprenticeship routes. The session is an opportunity for graduates, postgraduates

March 19th, 2019|

Free information sessions for aspiring teachers

If you’ve been considering your future career options and think teaching could be the right profession for you, a series of free information sessions in Bradford will help you to find out how to take the first step into teaching. Star Institute, a leading, accredited teacher training provider, is running a series of Initial Teacher

February 1st, 2019|

NPQ DfE Funding update

Based on current forecasts, the DfE have confirmed that they hope to be able to continue to fund programmes for eligible participants which start in the spring term (January - March 2019). However, they cannot guarantee this, participants starting earlier in the term are more likely to be funded under the current criteria (participants from

December 11th, 2018|

Conference celebrates strengthened governance in Blackpool’s schools

Governors from 35 Blackpool schools gathered at the Blackpool Governors’ Conference at the weekend, to celebrate their achievements of the last year and set future priorities for their work in the resort’s schools. The conference was organised and hosted by Star Institute, a lead partner in the Lead Blackpool project. Funded by the DfE’s Strategic

September 20th, 2018|

Developing the leading edge – Star Institute approved as national provider of the NPQs

Star Institute has been selected as a national provider of the new look NPQ qualifications. The qualifications - which have recently undergone substantive reform to better-reflect the demands faced by school leaders - include the National Professional Qualification for Headship (NPQH), the National Professional Qualification for Senior Leadership (NPQSL) and the National Professional Qualification

July 17th, 2017|

Star Institute Praised by Schools’ Minister

The Schools’ Minister, Nick Gibb, has today praised Star Institute in a speech to The Key, an information service for school leaders. In the speech, Mr Gibb explained how government reforms are supporting headteachers and helping school leaders.  He outlined how new qualifications are being used in schools and academy trusts, to help train the next generation

January 26th, 2016|