Statutory guidance

Induction for newly qualified teachers (NQTs)

Statutory guidance on newly qualified teacher (NQT) inductions for headteachers, school staff and governing bodies.

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This statutory guidance is for:

  • headteachers
  • school staff
  • local authorities
  • governing bodies

It applies to:

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

The guidance covers settings which:

  • are required to offer induction to their newly qualified teachers
  • choose to offer induction to their newly qualified teachers

This guidance relates to The Education (Induction Arrangements for School Teachers) (England) Regulations 2012.

This updates and replaces the statutory guidance which accompanied the Education (Induction Arrangements for School Teachers) (England) Regulations 2008. It will next be reviewed in September 2014.

The assessment forms which schools should use to carry out their statutory induction of newly qualified teachers are also available from this website.

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