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Assessment Handbook - Initial Teacher Education: PGCE (England, N Ireland, Wales) and PGDE (Scotland)

1 Introduction > 1.5 Abbreviations

AOAssessment-only route
DCSFDepartment for Children, Schools and Families
DCELLSDepartment for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills
DENIDepartment of Education, Northern Ireland
E39PThe Special Circumstances form used for telling the Examination and Assessment Board about matters that may have adversely affected your performance in your end-of-module assessment (on a non-examined module)
EtTEligibility to Teach
ITEInitial Teacher Education
ITESCInitial Teacher Education Support Centre
ITE-PSERFThe Initial Teacher Education Portfolio Submission Extension Request Form that you use if serious personal circumstances mean that you need to request an extension of more than three weeks for portfolio submission.
ITE-CEFThe Initial Teacher Education Course Extension Form that is used if there are special circumstances that make it necessary for you to request an extension of the course beyond the 36 month limit.
ITE-NAERFThe Initial Teacher Education Needs Analysis Extension Request Form
GTC(E)/(W)(NI)(S)General Teaching Council for England / Wales / Northern Ireland / Scotland
ITPIndividual Training Plan
PGCEProfessional Graduate Certificate in Education
PGDEProfessional Graduate Diploma in Education
PPDOProjects Portfolios and Dissertations Office
QTSQualified Teacher Status
SEEDScottish Executive Education Department
SENDASpecial Educational Needs and Disability Act
TDATraining and Development Agency for Schools
TQTeaching Qualification
WAGWelsh Assembly Government