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Overseas trained teachers: applying for QTS

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Last updated on 21 December 2017
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How do overseas trained teachers (OTTs) get qualified teacher status (QTS)? Some OTTs may apply for QTS without having to do further training or assessment. We explain how eligible teachers can apply for QTS, and look at whether they need to do NQT induction after getting QTS.

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  1. 1 Employment as an unqualified teacher
  2. 2 Applying for QTS without further training
  3. 3 Who can apply
  4. 4 Who cannot apply
  5. 5 How to apply
  6. 6 NQT induction: requirements

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