This document outlines the submission process for ITT provider accreditation and the criteria which the provider must fulfil to make a bid.


Arrangements for ITT accreditation submissions

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In order to receive accreditation to deliver initial teacher training (ITT), a potential new provider must demonstrate, in a bid to the National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL), how its provision at the outset is likely to be at least good according to Ofsted, and how it will meet all the Secretary of State’s ITT criteria.

Published 29 July 2013
Last updated 30 April 2019 + show all updates

  1. Attached updated version of ‘Arrangements for ITT accreditation submissions’ for April 2019.
  2. Updated business case criteria. Additional consideration in section 1.1. Update to processes now handled by DfE and not NCTL
  3. First published.