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Best Practice Network

Best Practice Network, home of Outstanding Leaders Partnership, provides accredited qualifications for education professionals worldwide. Their mission is to make sure every child benefits from an excellent education.

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Our Services

Dual Award

Dual award NPQs

Our innovative dual awards offer a DfE-accredited National Professional Qualification (NPQ) alongside an approved apprenticeship standard, funded by the apprenticeship levy.

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Early Years

Early Career Framework

Our Early Career Development Programme supports Early Career Teachers to develop the skills and confidence they need to flourish in the classroom and throughout their career.

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Early Years Initial Teacher Training (EYITT)

We are the leading Early Years Initial Teacher Training (EYITT) provider in the country, with a 100% pass rate. Our course is proven to raise the quality of a setting’s early years provision, serve as a core element of staff development and improve children’s life chances.

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International NPQ

International NPQs

Our NPQ provision has expanded rapidly across the international schools’ community with leaders and their schools in over 60 countries choosing us as their global CPD partner.

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Thrive for senior leaders


We have been rated an “exceptional training provider” by the Dept for Education. Our reformed suite of NPQs continue to have a measurable impact on participants’ leadership capacity, school improvement and pupil outcomes.

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