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The Federation of British International Schools in Asia

 National Professional Qualifications (NPQs) 

This academic year, FOBISIA is delighted to continue working exclusively with Educational Success Partners (ESP) and Best Practice Network (BPN) to offer DfE accredited NPQ programmes via distance learning to our Member Schools. Accredited by the UK Department for Education, the ESP/BPN partnership is the leading provider of the National Professional Qualifications (NPQs) globally. See below for the courses on offer and costs:

NPQLTD   National Professional Qualification in Leading Teacher Development £1375
NPQLBC National Professional Qualification in Leading Behaviour and Culture £1375
NPQLT National Professional Qualification in Leading Teaching £1375
  National Professional Qualification for SENCO's £1375
NPQSL National Professional Qualification in Senior Leadership £1705
NPQH National Professional Qualification Headship £2750
NPQEL National Professional Qualification for Executive Leadership £5950





Participants on ESP’s NPQ programmes get access to the highest quality development, crafted by former and practising education professionals and CPD experts delivered in a way that is attuned to demanding work schedules. All international participants have access to a fully online, distance learning delivery model which includes facilitated online webinars, regional collaborative learning groups and 1:1 tutor support throughout their NPQ studies.

Registration for the Autumn 2024 is now open. Details of the range of NPQs available can be found HERE and the application window is open until 23.59 BST/UK time on 13 September 2024.

If you are interested in participating in it, please register your interest by emailing Mark Bignell at and Swati Sinha Bedi at This will ensure that you are allocated to the FOBISIA Cohort. For further course details, please click on the brochure below.


*Updated 31 March 2023