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A regular look at the issues that affect all sorts of leaders in schools, brought to you by NAHT. In this series, you'll hear interviews with some of the leading voices in education covering topics at the heart of leadership and learning.

Join NAHT assistant general secretary James Bowen and colleagues in conversation with key thought leaders and the people who directly affect what's happening in teaching. It's a unique listen and the only podcast like it in the sector.

Rethinking leadership development

Liz Robinson, CEO of multi-academy trust and charity Big Education, believes there’s a significant gap between what national professional qualifications (NPQs) cover and what school leaders really need in order to be equipped with the knowledge and skills for their role.

In this episode of NAHT's School Leadership Podcast, she speaks to NAHT assistant general secretary James Bowen about Big Education’s ⁠Rethinking Leadership report What else? What next? What if?⁠ that looks at what is missing from leadership development provision in England and what we can do to close this gap.

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First published 09 April 2024