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Find out how to obtain qualified teacher status (QTS) to teach in a maintained school or non-maintained special school in England.
Guidance on the roles and duties of governing boards, and advice on the skills, knowledge and behaviours they need to be effective.
Teacher Services is a free service to check the record of a teacher you employ or are considering employing.
The assessment criteria and minimum qualification content requirements for level 3 early years educators.
Best-practice standards for early years teachers.
How to refer cases of teacher misconduct. Includes who can make a referral and in what circumstances.
Guidance on how professional conduct hearing panels review teacher misconduct.
Requirements for the National Award for Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCO).
Criteria and supporting advice for accredited providers wishing to offer the assessment only route to qualified teacher status (QTS).
Eligibility details and availability for TSST, a programme to improve subject knowledge for non-specialist and returning-teachers.
How to request and manage school-led initial teacher training (ITT) places for School Direct.
Find out how misconduct in the teaching profession is regulated, investigated and managed.
Find out how you can get involved in recruiting and training early years teachers.
Mandatory qualifications for specialist teachers of pupils with hearing impairment, vision impairment or multi-sensory impairment.
How to arrange an external review of governance for your school and improve the performance of your governing body.
Work in partnership with higher education institutions to support DfE participants in pursuing a Master's degree.
Guidance for teachers who may be subject to the teacher disciplinary procedures.
The process for those conducting external reviews of governance and schools being reviewed.
How to commission a pupil premium review for your school.
How local authorities and academies can get reimbursed for the Golden Hello scheme.
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