Jargon Buster

AB

Appropriate Body

AST

Advanced Skills Teacher

BIP

Behaviour Improvement Plan

CPD

Continuing Professional Development

DFE

Department for Education

GTP

Graduate Teacher Programme

HLTA

Higher Level Teaching Assistant

LA

Local Authority

LM

Learning Mentor

LSU

Learning Support Unit

NCTL

National College for Teaching and Leadership

NQT

Newly Qualified Teacher

PPA

Planning Preparation and Assessment (time)

PRU

Pupil Referral Unit

PSHE

Personal Social Health and Economic Education

QTS

Qualified Teacher Status

QTLS

Qualified Teacher & Lecturer Studies

RQT

Recently Qualified Teacher

SDP

School Development Plan

SENCO

Special Educational Needs Coordinator

SEND

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

SIP

School Improvement Plan

TA

Teaching Assistant