Guidance for accredited providers of initial teacher training (ITT) on developing an annual self-evaluation and improvement plan to raise outcomes for trainees.


Initial teacher training: self-evaluation and improvement planning for providers



The significance of effective planning for improvement for initial teacher training (ITT) providers is emphasised in the following documents:

This document only provides non-statutory guidance. It is intended to support you in developing effective self-evaluation and improvement plans.

Initial teacher training market regulation team

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This email address is for potential new and accredited ITT providers. If you’re a potential candidate, wishing to gain qualified teacher status (QTS), visit Get into Teaching at

Published 20 April 2018
Last updated 8 October 2020 + show all updates

  1. Edited guidance for ease of use and to match the terminology used in other initial teacher training (ITT)-related guidance.

  2. First published.