What we do

We improve the quality of the education and early years workforce and help schools to help each other improve. NCTL works with schools to develop an education system supported locally by partnerships and led by the best headteachers.

NCTL is an executive agency, sponsored by the Department for Education.

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Our management

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    Initial teacher training

    Opening hours: Monday to Friday 8am to 8pm, excluding UK bank holidays.

    Returning to teaching

    Opening hours: Monday to Friday 8am to 8pm, excluding UK bank holidays.

    Qualified teacher status and induction

    Teaching school and system leader help desk

    Opening hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, excluding UK bank holidays.

    General enquiries

    Ministerial and Public Communications Division
    Department for Education
    Piccadilly Gate
    Store Street

    Manchester
    M1 2WD

    Opening hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, excluding UK bank holidays.

    Learning and Conference Centre

    Triumph Road
    Nottingham
    NG8 1DH

    The Learning and Conference Centre is located one mile outside Nottingham's city centre.

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