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Achieving QTLS status
A guide to demonstrating the Professional Standards



November 2018 | 184 pages | Learning Matters

This text is a user friendly and clear guide to achieving QTLS status and is linked to the Professional Standards for Teachers and Trainers.

  • Appropriate for anyone who wishes to maintain their practice in accordance with the Professional Standards for Teachers and Trainers 
  • Written in an accessible language for anyone aiming to achieve QTLS status, and/or to have parity with QTS 
  • Information regarding the minimum core, and observed teaching practice is included 
  • The content will help practitioners to have a positive impact upon their job role, their learners, their organisation and their career 

The process of gaining QTLS was redesigned in 2020 after this book was published. However, the content will still prove helpful to anyone working towards QTLS status, but some of the screenshots will differ to the QTLS online workbook.


 
1 Background to QTLS
 
2 Getting started with the QTLS professional formation process
 
3 About you
 
4 Role and Responsibilities
 
5 Self-assessment
 
6 Professional Development
 
7 Continuing Professional Development Record
 
8 Critical Reflection
 
9 Final Action Plan
 
10 Maintaining your professionalism

If you are considering Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills (QTLS) status as a way of enhancing your teaching practice and career, then this is the book for you... Activities challenge readers and QTLS applicants to carry out bite-sized tasks along the way, deepening understanding. There are also helpful tips throughout. These will be useful for QTLS holders seeking to refresh their practice or advise others.

Alan Thomson
inTuition, professional journal of the Society for Education and Training
inTuition, professional journal of the Society for Education and Training

Sample Materials & Chapters

Chapter 1: Background to QTLS


Sharron Mansell

Sharron started delivering education and training programmes on a part time basis in 1987, before progressing into a full-time career in further education in 2000. She has gained practical work-based skills and a wide and varied understanding of schools’ provision, further and higher education, apprenticeships and full cost courses.  Starting her career as a teacher in a land-based specialist college, she progressed to course management before taking responsibility for several departments within a large further education college. Sharron further developed her knowledge and skills within the sector when her role changed to Head of... More About Author

Ann Gravells

Ann has been teaching, assessing and quality assuring in the further education and skills sector since 1983. She is a director of her own company Ann Gravells Ltd, an educational consultancy based in East Yorkshire. She specialises in teaching, training, assessment and quality assurance. Ann holds a Masters in Educational Management, a PGCE, a Degree in Education, and a City & Guilds Medal of Excellence for teaching. She is a Fellow of the Society for Education and Training, and holds QTLS status.Ann has been writing textbooks since 2006 which are mainly based on her own experiences as a teacher and the subsequent education of trainee... More About Author

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