This is an uploaded version of my very hard work and dedication to the NPQSL course. One thing I found difficult when doing the project, was not being able to see the finished format and what was expected. After lots of advice, meetings and networking I finished the NPQSL assignment and passed with flying colours. I’m uploaded this to share, as I really wished that I had an example of the combined assignment to look at as it would have prevented a lot of stress. But passing with flying colours was very rewarding and now I am willing to share mine with you, to make it that little less stressful!
The assignment was uploaded in March 2016 and received my feedback in August 2016. I have also uploaded the feedback from the first page, to show that all 9 competencies were passed to the required standard. The written feedback was incredibly positive and included many strengths.
I have included the action plan, proforma and appendicies – however, I have blanked out certain names and school details.
This assignment took me many days and many hours to complete, so I hope you find this useful and that it reduces your workload/gives you a clearer direction.
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'The documentary evidence submitted demonstrates that you have many key strengths. You are able to keep learning and pedagogy at the core of the whole school curriculum and central to your leadership practice. You have developed skills and practice in your school to ensure consistently high quality teaching and learning is achieved across the curriculum. You encourage and promote colleagues to show leadership and take risks, exploring and adopting innovative practice. You take on and lead challenging initiatives within your school to improve teaching practice and learning. You ensure that all learners are engaged in collaborative learning. You are aware of your own strengths and development areas. You seek feedback to improve your performance and delegate tasks according to your colleagues’ abilities and skills. You demonstrate your ability to gather information to inform your long term planning and your knowledge and understanding of education beyond the context in which you operate. You collect and organise information from different sources to help solve issues. You also show your ability to analyse complex data and look beyond the obvious to prioritise issues in order to overcome challenging problems and achieve your aims. You create complex plans and analyses to overcome challenging problems. You use a range of analytical methods to identify and weigh up the merits of different solutions. You anticipate possible obstacles and think ahead regarding the implications of particular issues...'