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Initial Teacher Training 2016/17 - Entry route

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Initial Teacher Training 2016/17

Fields required from institutions in England

Entry route

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valid entries
Short nameENTRYRTE

This field describes the route by which the student has accessed Initial Teacher Training provision.

Applicable toEngland

All students.

Valid entries and labels
02School Direct tuition fee
03School Direct salaried
04EYITT Graduate Entry
05EYITT Graduate employment-based
06EYITT Undergraduate Entry
07EYITT Assessment Only
08EYITT School Direct

Some types of entry listed within Student.INITIATIVES are associated with those above e.g. Student.INITIATIVES valid entry P 'Abridged ITT course' is a subset of Student.ENTRYRTE valid entry 03 'School Direct salaried'.

Early Years Initial Teacher Training (EYITT)

Further guidance on the coding requirements for those on EYITT programmes may be found in the 'Further guidance about Early Years Initial Teacher Training (EYITT) programmes' document.

School Direct Training Programme

School Direct Training Programme records must now be coded using valid entries 02 'School Direct tuition fee' or 03 'School Direct salaried'.


This should include any other courses, that are not Early Years Initial Teacher Training or School Direct Training Programmes. Also known as "Core", "Mainstream" or "Provider-led"/

Information on the differing routes into teaching can be found at the Get into Teaching website.

Quality rules
Quality rules to follow
Reason required

To monitor provision and to allow the NCTL to accurately record the routes through which students access Initial Teacher Training provision.

Part of
Field length2
Minimum occurrences1
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
OwnerNational College for Teaching and Leadership
Date modified2016-09-08
Change management notesGuidance in the Notes section describing the relationship between Student.INITIATIVES and Student.ENTRYRTE amended for clarity.

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