Find the right educational expert for your school

To support schools working on the NACE Challenge Development Programme, NACE offers bespoke consultancy and CPD, tailored to meet the specific needs and priorities of each school. This support is available at any stage of the programme – whether your school has recently started to review its provision for more able learners, or is building on established good practice in this area.


Tailored to the meet the needs of your school, consultancy can be booked as a single half-day session for school leaders, or as a longer-term programme. For schools using the NACE Challenge Framework for self-evaluation and action planning, the consultancy session is an opportunity to review current practice against the framework, and explore strategies to help the school move on to the next stage.

Bespoke CPD

In addition to consultancy, NACE associates are available to deliver full-day CPD sessions for school staff, focusing on an identified area for development in provision for more able learners. This session can be delivered to heads of department, senior leadership or teaching staff and assistants as appropriate.

Who delivers NACE Challenge consultancy and CPD?

Spanning current school leaders, specialists in school improvement, researchers and advisers, NACE associates offer a broad range of expertise that allows for support to be tailored to individual school requirements. Whatever your needs, we’ll help to identify the best expert to work with you and your school.

See the full list of current NACE associates.

How to book

To book a NACE Challenge consultancy or CPD session, use our online order form.

Questions? Get in touch.