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QTS standards guidance

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Understand the scope and expectations of the QTS standards

QTS standards guidance

Welcome to the Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) standards guidance. Read the introduction to the guidance or select an individual standard from the menu below.


Knowledge and understanding


  • Relationships with children and young people

    Q1 Q2
  • Frameworks

    Q3(a) Q3(b)
  • Communicating and working with others

    Q4 Q5 Q6
  • Personal professional development

    Q7(a) Q7(b) Q8 Q9