Changes to Teacher induction from September 2021

A summary of the changes being made to induction

Teachers undertaking Induction known as Newly Qualified Teachers (NQTs)

Induction for a full-time teacher is completed in one academic year

An induction-based timetable release of 10% throughout Induction

No prescribed content on which to form the basis for the NQT's induction

An NQT is assessed three times against the Teachers' Standards during their induction

Funding for induction included in the core budget payment to

the school

An NQT is able to progress up the Pay Scales after completing their induction

Teachers undertaking Induction known as Early Career Teachers (ECTs)

Induction for a full-time teacher is completed in two academic years

An induction-based timetable release of 10% in Year One and

5% in Year Two

An ECT's induction should be based on the Early Career Framework

An ECT is assessed twice against the Teachers' Standards during their induction

Funding for Year One of induction included in core school budget; funding for Year Two triggered by having ECTs

An ECT is able to progress up the Pay Scales during their induction

Any NQT who has begun induction prior to September 2021 has until the end of the 2022-2023 academic year

to complete their induction subject to the current (pre-September 2021) NQT induction regulations