Consultation outcome

Strengthening qualified teacher status and career progression

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Detail of outcome

Summary of responses we received, along with the government’s response outlining the next steps.

Original consultation


We're seeking views on proposed changes to qualified teacher status (QTS), and on proposals for how to improve career progression for teachers.

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Consultation description

We’d like to hear your views on:

  • how to support teachers at the beginning of their career
  • how newly qualified teachers (NQTs) embed the skills and knowledge from their initial teacher training (ITT)
  • how to improve career progression for teachers, focusing on improving progression opportunities for all teachers throughout their careers
Published 15 December 2017
Last updated 4 May 2018 + show all updates
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