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Find information and guidance on the professional skills tests for trainee teachers in literacy and numeracy.
All applicants to Initial Teacher Training need to pass both tests before starting their course.
Trainees who started their training prior to 1 July 2013 need to pass both tests before they can be recommended for the award of qualified teacher status (QTS).
Information on the award of qualified teacher status (QTS) by the National College for Teaching and Leadership.
Multi-page article 16 April 2014
Information about the recognition of Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills (QTLS) status in maintained schools.
General article 08 May 2012