What is QTLS?

Professional formation

Find out more about professional formation - the process that leads to Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills (QTLS).

Recognising overseas qualifications

Recognising overseas qualifications for initial teacher training (ITE) by awarding English ITE equivalence based on demonstrated professional practice.

Recognition route to QTLS

Available to those with substantial teaching experience but without a recognised teaching qualification.

Guidance for headteachers and initial teacher educators

The Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills (QTLS) status and how this status relates to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).

Benefits and the cost of QTLS

What are the benefits of having QTLS status? What will it cost me to apply?

Register for QTLS

The QTLS registration window is open from 3 December 2018 to 31 January 2019.

QTLS reports

Here you'll find QTLS reports, including the impact study and the structural review.

SET works with DfE to build on parity between QTLS and QTS

SET working with DfE to build on alignment between QTLS and QTS statuses.

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