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Teaching Excellence Framework: year 2 - technical consultation

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Summary of consultation responses and the government’s response outlining the amendments to the proposed Teaching Excellence Framework.

Original consultation


We're seeking your views on the operation of the Teaching Excellence Framework in year 2, including the assessment framework and process.

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Consultation description

This consultation is seeking views on the detailed proposals for the operation of the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) in year 2, including:

  • how the TEF will assess teaching excellence
  • the criteria that will define teaching excellence
  • how judgements about excellence will be made, including the evidence base and use of core metrics
  • how TEF outcomes will be communicated

This technical consultation should be read with the government’s white paper. It sets out the broad delivery framework for the TEF across years 1 to 4 and covers the operation of the TEF in year 1.

See also, Teaching Excellence Framework: interim review of data sources.


Teaching Excellence Framework: technical consultation for year 2

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Published 16 May 2016
Last updated 29 September 2016 + show all updates
  1. Added government response.
  2. First published.