Assessment for the award of QTS is based on the Teachers’ Standards. Formal assessment takes place at key points throughout the year. In addition to classroom observation this includes scrutiny of the trainee’s professional development portfolio (PDP) which records the trainee’s progress and is kept as an e-portfolio.
Assessment for the award of PGCE requires, in addition to the QTS assessment, the completion of written academic assignments on both subject and general professional topics.
You can view and download our Assessment Handbook here.