Published by: Department for Education

Published on: 7th April 2020


Information for providers about managing initial teacher training courses impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Guidance for ITT providers with courses affected by coronavirus (COVID-19).

Coronavirus (COVID-19): initial teacher training (ITT)

Which covers:

  • how to manage courses for current trainees in the 2019 to 2020 academic year
  • how to make recommendations for qualified teacher status
  • how to manage the delivery of different routes
  • guidance on recruitment and selection for the 2020 to 2021 academic year

We have published the following COVID-19 guidance:

Should ITT providers and lead schools have further questions after reading the guidance, please get in touch with our dedicated coronavirus helpline. Email: DfE.coronavirushelpline@education.gov.uk

ITTAG members can also raise issues at ITT.policy@education.gov.uk on behalf of their networks and wider partnerships


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