Changes to AST and ET standards

DfE Website Materials: Excellent Teacher FAQ

What is happening to the AST and ET standards?

The AST and ET standards and designations are being discontinued
with effect from 1 September 2013.

Why are these changes being made?

In its 21st report the School Teachers' Review Body (STRB)
recommended that the existing post-Threshold, AST and ET standards
be abolished as part of a wider...