What are QTS Professional Skills Tests?
All trainee teachers are required to pass skills tests in numeracy and literacy before they can be recommended for the award of qualified teacher status (QTS). Applicants to ITT courses which start after 1 July 2013, will be required to pass the skills tests before beginning their course
What Does the Course Include?
The numeracy and literacy skills tests cover the core skills required by teachers to fulfil their professional role in schools, as opposed to the specific subject knowledge required for teaching. This is to ensure all teachers are competent in numeracy and literacy irrespective of their specialism;
The QTS Numeracy Skills Test