The Institute for Learning
Gaining:
Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills
(QTLS)
Before starting…
• Ensure that your qualification details are
up to date.
• To do this ‘Login to my pages’ from IfL site
• Click on ‘Qualifications’ on left hand side
and check that you have updated your
qualifications.
What are the stages involved?
• Stage 1 – expression of intent
Use the members’ area to complete the
expression of intent form
• Stage 2 – apply
After you have expressed your intent, you will be
able to access a webfolio in REfLECT
• Stage 3 – conferral
IfL will review and comment on your application
Declaration of suitability
• It is essential that you print off, sign and
post the ‘Declaration of suitability’.
• This can be found by going to:
Home/Careers and CPD/Gaining QTLS or
ATLS/Policy Documents and forms
Mandatory elements
• Full teaching qualification or General
Professional Recognition Learning and
Skills (GPRLS)
• Numeracy and literacy skills at Level 2
• Subject Specialist Diplomas for Skills for
Life teachers
• Supporting testimony
• Declaration of suitability
Personalised elements
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Teaching biography
Subject currency
Teaching and Learning
Self evaluation
Professional development planning
Reflective practice
Deadlines – you can express your interest in
Sept/Oct 2012 and Dec 2012 and Jan 2013
Stage 1
Interest
expressed by:
Stage 2
Stage 3
Application made Conferral of
by:
status by:
Spring
Sept 1 – Oct 31
End Feb
Apr 30
Summer
Dec 1 – Jan 31
June 30
Aug 31
For further support...
• Contact Anne Schofield, Regional Adviser
for the West Midlands
[email protected]