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Qualified teacher status (QTS)

Information on the award of qualified teacher status (QTS) by the National College for Teaching and Leadership.

Getting qualified teacher status

  1. Qualified teacher status (QTS): qualify to teach in England

    • Guidance
  2. Assessment only route to QTS: provider information

    • Guidance

Newly qualified teacher induction

  1. Induction for newly qualified teachers (NQTs)

    • Statutory guidance
  2. Newly qualified teacher (NQT) induction appeals

    • Guidance
  3. Induction appeals procedures

    • Guidance

Teacher records

  1. Teacher status checks: information for employers

    • Guidance
  2. Individual teacher records: information for teachers

    • Guidance