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- Accreditation of prior experiential learning
- Accreditation of prior learning
- Advanced Vocational Certificate of Education
- Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults
CELTA is an initial qualification for people with little or no previous teaching experience considering a career in English Language teaching. CELTA can be taken as Module One of the Certificate in Further Education Teaching Stage 3 with the Certificate for ESOL Subject Specialists, which are qualifications for teachers who want to specialise in teaching ESOL in Further, Adult and Community Education in England and Wales.
- Continuing professional development - All teachers, tutors, trainers, lecturers and instructors, including those working before 2001, will be required to fulfil at least 30 hours of continuing professional development (CPD) each year, with reduced amounts for those on sessional, fractitional or part time contracts.
- e-Learning Credit
- General National Vocational Qualification
GNVQs are scheduled for withdrawal. They will be withdrawn in three stages, from 2005 to 2007.
- Higher Professional Diploma
- Lifelong Learning Sector
- The lifelong learning sector provides teaching, training and learning opportunities for people over the age of 14 in a whole range of settings and organisations. These include: further education colleges, work-based learning providers, learndirect and UK Online, adult and community learning, Jobcentre Plus, higher education institutions offering further and continuing education, sixth form colleges, local authorities, prisons and the probation service, specialist colleges for learners with learning difficulties and disabilities, workplaces, voluntary organisations.
- Master Professional Diploma
- Newly Qualified Teacher
- National Vocational Qualification
- Postgraduate Certificate in Education
- QTLS – Qualified Teacher Lifelong learning QTLS
- The new professional status for teaching in the lifelong learning sector from September 2007. Find out more from the Institute for Learning
- Qualified Teacher Status
Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) is an award governed by regulations made to teachers who have demonstrated that they have met the required professional standards to be considered qualified to teach in maintained schools or non-maintained special schools. Without QTS a teacher cannot register with the General Teaching Council for England and therefore cannot be employed as a qualified teacher in the above schools.
- Teaching Qualification for FE (Scotland)