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A Quick Guide to Meeting the Teachers' Standards Part 1

A Quick Guide to Meeting the Teachers' Standards Part 1

AUTHOR : By Mike Lansdown

ISBN : 9781912508525

Edition No : 1

Publication : 1 Nov 2018

Extent : 88 pgs


This is a quick and handy guide to evidencing and meeting Part 1 of the Teachers’ Standards for trainee teachers. It looks at every strand of Part 1 of the Standards, encourages critical reflection throughout and puts pupil learning and progress at the heart of things while detailing how you can best evidence this. It includes:

  • a general introduction to the Standards and how to meet them;
  • a clear explanation of each strand of the Standards in easy to follow English;
  • guidance on the best evidence to select and how to present it;
  • advice on some common pitfalls;
  • space to record your evidence as you go along;
  • a ten-point checklist summarising all the key points in the guide.



TS 1 Set high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge pupils

TS 2 Promote good progress and outcomes by pupils

TS 3 Demonstrate good subject and curriculum knowledge

TS 4 Plan and teach well-structured lessons

TS 5 Adapt teaching to respond to the strengths and needs of all pupils

TS 6 Make accurate and productive use of assessment

TS 7 Manage behaviour effectively to ensure a good and safe learning environment

TS 8 Fulfil wider professional responsibilities

 Top ten checklist


Mike Lansdown is a PGCE tutor and MA in education supervisor with the University of Buckingham’s education eepartment, a position he has held since retiring from his second headship in 2015. Prior to completing 18 years as a headteacher, he worked in London teaching in both the primary and secondary sectors. Before this, he taught English as a foreign language (EFL) in London and in Sweden, but started life as a teacher of geography, geology and PE.

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