The initial training of further education teachers

Date: 23 Feb 2009

HMI: 080243

Publisher: Ofsted


This report presents an overview of the 2004–2008 inspection cycle of initial teacher training for further education, including national awarding body qualifications.

It sets out the changes and developments over the four-year cycle of inspection, including the recent major structural reforms which were significantly influenced by inspection findings. It also evaluates the extent to which providers visited in 2007/08 have modified their programmes and evaluated their provision so that trainees are equipped with the skills and competencies needed for high-quality teaching.

Download the full publication and available documents

Available Downloads

Tell us what you think

Your Email

Please note: Ofsted is grateful for any comments. Your comment is intended to help improve the FAQs facility only. If you require help, please go to contact us.