Teaching and leadership

Recruiting teachers. Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and other training, pay, standards and misconduct.


  1. Teacher misconduct: referral form

    Referral forms for an allegation of serious misconduct by a teacher

  2. Teacher subject specialism training (TSST): apply for grant funding

    Schools and sixth-form colleges can apply for funding to design and deliver TSST in secondary mathematics, core maths, physics, French, German and Spanish.

  3. Retiring teachers: nomination form for official letter of thanks

    Form to nominate exceptional teachers for an appreciation letter at retirement from the Secretary of State for Education.

  1. Teacher misconduct: application for an order to be set aside

    Form for prohibited teachers applying to have their prohibition order set aside

  2. Maths hubs: application form and guide

    Form and guide for schools and colleges that want to lead a maths hub in south-east London and Cumbria or north Lancashire.

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Teachers' standards
  2. Qualified teacher status (QTS): qualify to teach in England
  3. Teacher training funding

    Teacher training - funding for full or part-time teacher training courses including Postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE)

  1. School teachers' pay and conditions

    • Statutory guidance
    • Department for Education
  2. Induction for newly qualified teachers (NQTs)

    • Statutory guidance
    • Department for Education
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News and communications

  1. New free website for schools to advertise vacancies

    • Department for Education
    • News story
  2. Prime Minister and Education Secretary host teachers at Number 10

    • Department for Education
    • News story
  3. Schools Minister announces boost to computer science teaching

    • Department for Education
    • Press release
  4. Secretary of State speech at the National Association of Headteachers conference

    • Department for Education
    • Speech
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Policy and engagement

  1. Staffing and employment advice for schools
  2. Strengthening qualified teacher status and career progression
  1. Reducing teacher workload

    • Department for Education
    • Policy paper
  2. Teacher workload challenge: school research project reports

    • Department for Education and Closed organisation: National College for Teaching and Leadership
    • Independent report
  3. Evidence to the STRB: 2018 pay award for school staff

    • Department for Education
    • Policy paper
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  1. International teacher recruitment: attitudes and experiences

    • Department for Education
    • Research
  2. Teachers' pension scheme payments: 2017 to 2018

    • Department for Education
    • Transparency
  3. Supporting mental health in schools and colleges

    • Department for Education
    • Research
  4. School leadership 2010 to 2016: characteristics and trends

    • Department for Education
    • Research
  5. Teacher misconduct panel outcome: Mr Michael Ian Robertson

    • Closed organisation: National College for Teaching and Leadership
    • Decision
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