Induction Tutor Essential Checklist Checklist to ensure that tutors are familiar with the requirements and for an NQT to be eligible to begin their induction period. Questions in bold are prerequisites i.e. if the answer is NO, the NQT cannot start their induction, and any induction that they undertake may be invalid and have to be repeated. Other questions highlight the essential elements to a successful induction support programme. Question Yes No Action Does the NQT have QTS? If the NQT completed their Initial Teacher Training (ITT) after May 2001, have they passed all of the relevant skills tests? Is the NQT registered with the GTCE? This also applies to NQTs who qualified outside of England. Have arrangements been made for the NQT to have a reduced timetable? Have you been prepared for your role as an induction tutor? Have you discussed the NQT’s Career Entry and Development Profile (CEDP)? Have you taken into account all that is required when compiling the NQT’s programme of support? Have regular meetings with you and the NQT been set up? Does the NQT know who their named contact is at the Appropriate Body? Do you have a programme of observations and feedback/progress reviews in place? Have you scheduled formal termly assessment meetings? Have you familiarised yourself with both the QTS Standards and the Induction Standards. Is the NQT fulfilling their roles and responsibilities as an NQT? Is the NQT abiding by the General Teaching Council for England’s (GTCE) ‘Code of Professional Values and Practice for Teachers’? Please note that this can be seen at the GTCE website at: www.gtce.org.uk/gtcinfo/code.asp For full information please consult DfES Guidance 0458/2003.