An NQT Induction year is the period of assessment that a newly qualified teacher has to undergo before becoming fully qualified. It begins after a final year student doing their initial teacher training is awarded Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).
What does an NQT induction year entail?
The NQT induction year consists of mentoring and support and a set of criteria that the newly qualified teacher is rated on. It gives the NQT an opportunity to put in to practice everything they have learnt with the support of a mentor at their school.
The induction year is an intense period of time for a newly qualified teacher so NQTs should get a 10% reduction in their teaching commitments compared to other teachers working in the school. NQTs are also entitled to receive an extra 10% of their timetable for planning, preparation and assessment, this is known as PPA time.
- Do all newly qualified teachers have to do induction?
- Can an NQT do their induction year through a supply teaching agency?
- Where can an NQT do their induction year?
- How do you calculate the induction year?
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