Guidance

Inspecting initial teacher education: guidance for inspectors

Guidance for inspecting initial teacher training under the common inspection framework from September 2015.

Documents

Initial teacher education inspection handbook from September 2015

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Initial teacher education inspection handbook from September 2015

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Details

This handbook has instructions and guidance for inspectors conducting inspections of initial teacher education (ITE). It sets out what inspectors will do and what ITE partnerships can expect. It includes guidance for inspectors on making their judgements.

Published 23 May 2014
Last updated 9 September 2015 + show all updates
  1. The handbook has been updated for changes to the organisation of inspection; the deferral policy; and quality assurance of inspection reports and monitoring letters.
  2. Updated with framework for inspection from 1 April 2015 reflecting the introduction of a new early years phase to ITE inspection.
  3. First published.