NQT induction checklist

Key questions

  • Has an appropriate body been notified that you have started your induction?
  • Are you receiving a reduced timetable?
  • Have you been assigned an induction tutor?
  • Have you discussed your areas for development identified at the end of your initial teacher training with, and made it available to, your induction tutor?
  • Have you familiarised yourself with the Teachers’ Standards?
  • Do you have the details for your NQT named contact?
  • Have you and your induction tutor planned an individualised and structured induction support programme?
  • Have regular meetings with your induction tutor been set up?
  • Has your induction tutor set up a programme of assessment, observations and feedback/progress reviews?
  • If you are undertaking your induction part-time, have you established how long your induction support programme will be?


NQT Adviser – Rachel Minett