National College for Teaching and Leadership

National College for Teaching and Leadership was replaced by Department for Education and Teaching Regulation Agency

The National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL) has been repurposed and no longer exists.

Regulation of the teaching profession, including misconduct hearings, will continue to be handled by an executive agency of the Department for Education, the Teaching Regulation Agency (TRA). The Teaching Regulation Agency started operation on 1 April 2018.

All other NCTL functions have been moved into the Department for Education.

Contact the Teaching Regulation Agency if you need information about regulation of the teaching profession.

Contact the Department for Education if you need to contact NCTL.

NCTL was an executive agency, sponsored by the Department for Education. It existed from 29 March 2013 to 31 March 2018.



  1. TSM and initial teacher training allocations: 2018 to 2019
  2. Teacher supply model: 2017 to 2018
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