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Learning & Curriculum


Early Career Teachers (Newly Qualified Teachers) starting in September? Do you need to know more about the Early Career Framework?

Looking for high-quality Leadership development with the new-reformed National Professional Qualifications (NPQs)?


We are delighted to be working with Forward As One Academy Trust who are leading on Early Career Framework (ECF) and the National Professional Qualifications (NPQs) across the North West region, in partnership with the Ambition Institute.

Local-partner organisations include: 

·         BASE Academy Trust

·         Christ Church C of E MAT

·         Great Academies Education Trust

·         The Laurus Trust

·         Quest Multi Academy

·         Shaw Education Trust

·         Vantage Multi Academy

·         Vision Multi Academy Trust


Forward As One Academy Trust  has partnered with the Ambition Institute to deliver on their programmes for a number of reasons.


·         Ambition were rated the highest of all the Early Career Framework providers in the DFE Early Roll out in 2020/2021.

·         They use a modular approach to deliver the ECF and NPQs curriculum, focussing on effective classroom and leadership practice rather than theory.

·         Ambition follow an instructional coaching model using rich, high quality learning materials to really support your colleagues in school, develop effective habits for their role – we know that practice makes permanent!  

Courses now available:


·         The Early Career Framework

·         NEW National Professional Qualification (NPQ) for Leading Behaviour and Culture NPQLBC

·         NEW National Professional Qualification (NPQ) for Leading Teaching NPQLT

·         NEW National Professional Qualification (NPQ) for Leading Teacher Development NPQLTD

·         NEW National Professional Qualification (NPQ) for Senior Leadership NPQSL

·         NEW National Professional Qualification (NPQ) for Headship NPQH


To find out more about our offer – please visit: www.ambitionfa1.com or contact: ambition@fa1.uk where their team can support you in making an informed choice for your school!