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Headteachers: Qualifications

Question for Department for Education

UIN 221060, tabled on 16 January 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many people applied for the National Professional Qualification for Headship in the first half of financial year 2014-15.

Answered on

21 January 2015

National Professional Qualification for Headship (NPQH) is no longer mandatory. 394 people applied for the NPQH in the first half of the financial year 2014/15.

Evidence from previous NPQH application rounds demonstrates fewer people apply for NPQH in the first round of applications than the second round, as the commencement date for the second round aligns with the start of a new academic year.

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