Guidance: Further education: initial teacher education

Department For Education

November 6
09:30 2023


This guidance is for:

  • providers of publicly funded further education (FE) initial teacher education (ITE)
  • organisations developing qualifications or curricula for FE ITE programmes

Prospective FE teachers may also find this information helpful alongside information on how to teach in further education.

If you have any questions regarding the content of this page, including the documents above, you can contact the team at

Published 30 May 2023
Last updated 6 November 2023 +show all updates
  1. Information has been added to 'Expectations for the delivery of initial teacher education for FE' on the teacher mentoring programme developed by Cognition Learning Group.

  2. First published.

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