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The Graduate Teacher Programme and the Registered Teacher Programme: Circular 06/06

This document provides guidance on employment based routes into teaching that lead to the gaining of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). All employment based routes will be in operation by virtue of the employment based teacher training scheme ('the Scheme') at Annex A which has been made by the Minister for Education and Lifelong Learning under Regulation 8 of the Education (School Teachers' Qualifications) (Wales) Regulations 2004. Under Regulation 8(5), those exercising functions under the Scheme must have regard to this guidance.

This draft guidance should be read in conjunction with the Scheme at Annex A. The Scheme was made on 24 February 2006 and currently covers two routes - The Graduate Teacher Programme and the Registered Teacher Programme.

Download: The Graduate Teacher Programme and the Registered Teacher Programme (PDF 724KB)

Download: Annex (PDF 110KB)