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Student 2019/20 - Qualified teacher status

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Student 2019/20

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Qualified teacher status

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Short nameQTS

This field indicates whether a student on an INSET teacher training course holds Qualified teacher status (QTS) or not.

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland

All instances at providers in England or Northern Ireland where Course.TTCID = 5 and Instance.REDUCEDI = 00, 01 or 04

Valid entries and labels
3Student holding QTS on an in-service/education of teachers (INSET) course
4Student not holding QTS on an in-service/education of teachers (INSET) course

DfE and Office for Students have given a working definition of an INSET course as:

An INSET/In-service course is one for which the primary (but not necessarily the only) purpose is to improve the effectiveness of teachers, lecturers or trainers. In considering whether this is the purpose of particular course, providers may wish to consider the content of the course and course literature, including prospectuses and any other marketing material.
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Reason required To distinguish INSET provision that Office for Students is responsible for (students not holding QTS) and provision that DfE are responsible for (students holding QTS).
Part of
Field length1
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
Element: QTS
Data type: QTSCodeContentType
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