Independent report

Carter review of initial teacher training

Sir Andrew Carter’s report on initial teacher training to the Secretary of State for Education.


Carter review of initial teacher training


Report from Sir Andrew Carter, chair of the independent review of the quality and effectiveness of initial teacher training (ITT) courses.

The report sets out how the ITT system is performing and highlights examples of good practice as well as areas for improvement.

It makes 18 recommendations, some of which are aimed at the government and some for the teaching sector’s consideration.

See the independent reports commissioned in response to the review.

The government’s response to the review is also available.

Published 19 January 2015