Are you a teacher from outside the European Economic Area (EEA), or an experienced teacher who doesn’t have qualified teacher status (QTS)? Here you can find out how to gain QTS to teach in England.
Please note that the Overseas Trained Teacher Programme (OTTP) has now closed.
Information for teachers qualified in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the USA
If you are a teacher who qualified in the above countries, you will be recognised as a qualified teacher and awarded QTS (conditions apply).
Assessment Only (AO) route to QTS
If you're an experienced teacher without QTS, this route is designed to help you show you meet the required standards.