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This section provides information on initial teacher training (ITT), the various routes into teaching and the requirements and funding of providers.
Information about School Direct, a programme which gives schools the opportunity to influence the delivery of initial teacher training (ITT).
Multi-page article 12 March 2014
Information about initial teacher training (ITT) funding, bursaries and provision.
Multi-page article 07 March 2014
Information on the Teaching Agency's self-evaluation document for improving the initial teacher training.
Multi-page article 03 February 2014
Information for teachers and schools on the Golden Hello scheme.
General article 06 January 2014
Details about the School Experience Programme, which gives prospective applicants for initial teacher training the opportunity to observe qualified teachers in schools.
General article 05 December 2013
Initial teacher training (ITT) data and surveys.
Multi-page article 26 November 2013
An outline of the ITT criteria, plus supporting documents
Multi-page article 28 October 2013
Information about accreditation for providers of initial teacher training (ITT).
Multi-page article 30 September 2013
Information about the assessment only route to qualified teacher status (QTS).
General article 08 August 2013
Charlie Taylor, the Government’s expert adviser on behaviour, has developed ‘Improving teacher training for behaviour’ to complement the new Teachers’ Standards that all teachers have to demonstrate from September 2012.
Multi-page article 25 June 2013