Advice January 2015
The DfE has published a new set of headteacher standards for England, titled National Standards for Excellence for Headteachers. These are non-mandatory standards intended to be suitable for use across all types of schools and colleges.
Advice April 2014
The DfE has announced a review of the 2004 National Standards for Headteachers. The aim of the review is to establish a set of standards that are unequivocal, clear, easy to understand and focus primarily on the key elements of high-quality school and system leadership.
Advice May 2014
A National Headteacher Standards Review Group has been set up to define a revised set of standards for headteachers in England.