Induction for newly qualified teachers during the coronavirus outbreak

Guidance about changes to newly qualified teacher (NQT) induction during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.



This guidance is for:

  • headteachers
  • newly qualified teachers
  • school staff
  • local authorities
  • governing bodies
  • appropriate bodies

It applies to:

  • local-authority-maintained schools
  • academies and free schools
  • pupil referral units
  • independent schools
  • sixth-form colleges
  • further education colleges

It covers:

Published 1 April 2020
Last updated 1 May 2020 + show all updates
  1. Updated to reflect the new regulations. Absences related to the coronavirus outbreak will not trigger an automatic extension of the induction.

  2. First published.