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The Federation of British International Schools in Asia

 National Professional Qualifications (NPQs) 

This academic year, FOBISIA is delighted to be 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 £1095
NPQLBC National Professional Qualification in Leading Behaviour and Culture £1095
NPQLT National Professional Qualification in Leading Teaching £1095
NPQSL National Professional Qualification in Senior Leadership £1395
NPQH National Professional Qualification Headship £2395
NPQEL National Professional Qualification for Executive Leadership £4995





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.

The spring and winter cohorts are now underway and there are no application windows open at this time. If you are interested in participating in a future cohort, please register your interest in the first instance by emailing Mark Bignell at and Shana Kongmun at This will ensure that you are allocated to the FOBISIA cohort. For further course details, please click on the brochure below.


*Updated 2 Feb 2022