If you have a degree and enough classroom experience, you may be able to get qualified teacher status (QTS) through a 12-week assessment only (AO) programme.
The accredited teacher training providers listed on this page offer the AO programme. Contact them directly to ask them about entry criteria and to apply.
If you have experience of teaching outside the UK, some training providers will let you apply for an assessment only QTS without visiting or training in England.
See the training providers who offer assessment only QTS to international teachers.
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East of England
The Pilgrim Partnership
The Shire Foundation
CfBT Education Trust SCITT
University of Greenwich
Kingsbridge EIP SCITT
Canterbury Christ Church University
Oxford Brookes University
Surrey South Farnham SCITT
West Berkshire Training Partnership
Wessex Schools Training Partnership
The National School of Education and Teaching, Coventry University
The OAKS (Ormiston and Keele SCITT)
Yorkshire and the Humber
Leeds Trinity University
North Lincolnshire SCITT Partnership
The following providers offer assessment only QTS to international teachers. You will not have to visit or train in England, but you may be assessed at your place of work by an examiner from your teaching training provider. Contact the training provider directly to ask them about entry criteria and how to apply.
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