DfE to establish new ‘Institute of Teaching’ to train up to 1,000 teachers a year

The government will establish a new Institute of Teaching to train up to 1,000 new teachers each year, with an emphasis on a knowledge-based curriculum and “high standards of pupil behaviour”.

The organisation, which will get some of the £22 million allocated for improving teacher quality at the last spending review, will begin offering initial teacher training courses from September 2022, and will also deliver the government’s early career framework for new teachers, as well as national professional qualifications for more experienced staff.

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