Schools Leadership Programme

A focal point for

your school’s vision

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Our Schools Leadership Programme is a peer network for headteachers and their senior leadership teams to share experiences and embark on research projects. We help you to explore possibilities and find the inspiration to enhance your whole-school leadership strategies.

  • Programme includes:
  • Induction at residential conference
  • Free annual reunion days
  • Access to action-based research projects conducted by members
  • Opportunities to reflect on all aspects of school leadership
  • Collaboration with peer network
  • Award of the PTI Mark
To inspire a school’s heart, start with its head

To inspire a school’s heart, start with its head

Headteachers' Residential

Focus on developing your leadership with the experience of a wide network of peers. Share your successes, explore strategies and have your thinking challenged at this two-day Residential.

You can join the Schools Leadership Programme by attending a Headteachers' Residential

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For Teachers by Teachers

Teachers are at the heart of what we do. Our programmes are developed and led by practising teachers and headteachers, ensuring their relevance to you.

Share experiences, ideas and projects in Staffroom

Our members gain access to the PTI teacher resource library with:

  • Over 4,000 Education Resources for teachers
  • PTI course materials
  • Shared projects and teaching materials
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Award of the PTI Mark

We recognise and celebrate excellent leadership in your school.

As a member of the Schools Leadership Programme, you will embark on an action-based research project. The PTI Mark is awarded to recognise your progress and commitment. Projects can focus on: teaching and learning; encouraging the recruitment and development of passionate teachers; developing leadership; providing action-based research; or encouraging collaboration.

Award of the PTI Mark

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Member Schools

Our members focus on developing subject provision through effective whole-school leadership

Headteachers' Residential and Schools Leadership Programme Fees

The Prince's Teaching Institute is a charity that helps teachers and schools in the state sector. By raising funds we are able to subsidise our activities, however we request a contribution from schools to allow us to continue to provide high quality support for teachers.


How to join the Programme

You can join the Programme by attending a Headteachers' Residential

Membership is free for the first 18 months. The fee for the residential includes all board, lodging and course materials.

One off fee for two-day residential
Full price £395
Discount for affiliated schools (-£50) £345


Membership fees

After the first 18 months, members pay an annual affiliation fee. This entitles you to a free place at our annual reunion day and access to our online teaching resources and research conducted by other members.

Discounts apply if departments in your school are affiliated to the PTI Schools Programme

Annual affiliation fees per school
Schools Leadership Programme (SLP) only £495
SLP plus one Schools Programme department £795
SLP plus two Schools Programme departments £995
SLP plus three or more Schools Programme departments £1195