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Post Graduate Certificate of Education (Further Education) Teacher Training Incentive Grant in Wales 2009/10 - Guidance Notes

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Guidance for use by PGCE (FE) initial teacher training providers offering the one year full time course [i.e. Cardiff University, Glyndwr University and University of Wales, Newport] in administering, assessing eligibility and the methodology for calculating payments made under the scheme in 2009/10.

They apply to students on full time courses of PGCE (FE) initial teacher training leading to a qualification to teach further education, starting between September 2009 and August 2010. These courses do not confer Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).

A training grant of £6,000 may be paid to eligible students during the PGCE (FE)course. This may be increased to £7,000 for those eligible students who are studying to become mathematics or science FE lecturers on the PGCE (FE) course.

These guidance notes incorporate information for PGCE (FE) initial teacher training providers on the detailed arrangements for making grant payments and the forms which they will need to complete.

Full details are set out in the scheme guidance below. These guidance notes should be read as a whole for confirmation of grant eligibility.