In these Regulations:
“governing body” in relation to an institution conducted by a company, shall be construed in accordance with any order under section 4(3) of the Education Act 1994;
“institution” means an eligible institution within the meaning of section 4(2) of the Education Act 1994;
“QTS credits course” means a course of higher education (other than a course of initial teacher training) which provides assessment against the standards required to become a qualified teacher and corresponding credit towards the completion of a course or programme of initial teacher training;
“qualified teacher” has the same meaning as in section 218(2) of the Education Reform Act 1988;
“returners' course” means a refresher course for qualified teachers returning to teaching;
“school-centred course” means a course provided by a school or schools, or by a partnership or association consisting wholly or mainly of schools or by a body established by a school or institutions consisting wholly or mainly of schools; and
“teacher associate” means a person who is undertaking a placement in a school to gain experience of teaching with a view to undertaking a course of initial teacher training.
Specified date: 1 April 2002: see reg 1(1).