Global Learning Programme

Lead Practitioner Accreditation

Become an accredited GLP Lead Practitioner

Global Learning Programme (GLP) Lead Practitioner accreditation is a unique CPD opportunity for all who lead practice in global learning and development education in their schools, providing a framework and structure to support professional development and provide recognition for the work that has been undertaken.

Why apply for GLP Lead Practitioner accreditation?

GLP Lead Practitioner accreditation offers national professional recognition for leading practitioners in this field. It recognises the work that you have done to support and lead others in achieving excellence in global learning.

The Lead Practitioner framework provides a clear structure to support your professional development as someone who works effectively across and beyond your school.

Benefits for practitioners

Becoming an accredited GLP Lead Practitioner provides:

Benefits for schools

Having a member of your team undertake the GLP Lead Practitioner accreditation as part of the programme provides you with:

Applying for GLP Lead Practitioner accreditation

GLP co-ordinators wishing to apply for Lead Practitioner accreditation will self-assess themselves against the ten key criteria for the role.

The ten criteria are defined within three interlinked areas:

Applicants meeting the coaching criteria at the highest levels will be offered the opportunity of joining our database of LP coaches.

Download our top tips to submit a Lead Practitioner application.

Who can apply for Lead Practitioner status?

GLP Expert Centre co-ordinators are funded to undertake Lead Practitioner accreditation to support their work with Partner Schools. All GLP Expert Centre co-ordinators receive guidance about the Lead Practitioner accreditation process when they attend their first training event. Find out how to become a GLP Expert Centre.

GLP Partner Schools’ co-ordinators can also register for accreditation by one of the following methods:

How long is Lead Practitioner status valid?

Accreditation status lasts for three years. In order to ensure practice is current and that applicants are still working at their accredited level or above, they will need to reapply at the end of this three-year period.

Further information

If you are interested in applying to become an accredited GLP Lead Practitioner, visit the website here to find more details.