Key information

Applications for the programme are currently closed.  Register your interest for future cohorts here.

Application dates

  • Closing date for applications 30 September 2019
  • Shortlisting meeting to decide who goes through to assessment centre, 24 October 2019
  • Candidates to hear if they were successful or not for assessment centre w/c 28 October 2019
  • Assessment centres 20 and 21 November 2019
  • Final cohort decision 29 November 2019
  • Candidates to hear if they were successful or not for a place on the programme w/c 2 December 2019

Programme dates

100% attendance is required for all programme dates. Before applying please ensure your availability for the following dates:

Residential workshops

  • Orientation workshop (3 days): 29 – 31 January 2020
  • Workshop A (3 days):               1 – 3 April 2020
  • Workshop B (3 days):               w/c 15 June 2020  
  • Workshop C (3 days):               15 -17 September 2020
  • Workshop D (2.5 days):            2 – 4 December 2020

All workshops will be held in Leeds, with the exception of workshop B, which will be held in London.


Praxis group meetings*

  • Praxis Group 1: 31 January 2020 in Leeds (final day of orientation workshop)         
  • Praxis Group 2: 31 March 2020
  • Praxis Group 3: 20 May 2020
  • Praxis Group 4: 23 July 2020
  • Praxis Group 5: 3 September 2020
  • Praxis Group 6: 27 October 2020
  • Praxis Group 6.5: 4 December 2020 in Leeds (final day of workshop D)
  • Praxis Group 7: 14 January 2021
  • Praxis Group 8: 23 February 2021

Praxis group meetings are hosted by participants’ organisations and so locations will vary.

Graduation: 25 March 2021

Please check our programme structure page for an explanation of what a praxis group meeting involves.