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Appropriate Body Service 2023/24

Generate Teaching Hub provides an Appropriate Body service to assess an Early Career Teacher’s (ECT) induction; we report on progress for each teacher to the Teacher Regulation AgencyThe Appropriate Body service is separate from the Early Career Framework programme. The Appropriate Body service provides an assessment of a new teacher’s suitability to teach. The Early Career Framework provides a development package to support a new teacher. Schools are required to ensure new teachers engage with BOTH services.

New For September 2023

For September 2023, we are using ECT Manager to support schools who use our AB service. ECT Manager is a paperless ECT management system which allows you to register your ECTs, submit Progress Reviews and Assessments online and track each teacher’s induction assessment process.

    ECT Registration Process 2023/24

    Open this PDF for links to the TWO steps every Induction Tutor must take to register a NEW Early Career Teacher in their school starting in September 2023.

    Presentation for Induction Tutors

    Open this brief PowerPoint presentation and listen to Deborah Sharples, Hub Manager explain how to register an Early Career Teacher starting in your school from September 2023.

    ECT Manager Log In

    Click on this image to go straight to Generate Teaching Hub’s ECT Manager log in page.

    Generate Teaching Hub Appropriate Body Guides

    The following links explain in more detail our Appropriate Body service. Once an Induction Tutor has registered their school on ECT Manager they can access a full suite of forms, guides and information:

    For questions, or to discuss your Appropriate Body requirements, please contact Cath O’Neill, Appropriate Body Coordinator via or call our office on 07897 280909.

    Other local Appropriate Body providers can be accessed through the following links:

    A full list of all Appropriate Body organisations in England can be found here.

    Please note that from September 2023, the DfE have set changes in place for the Appropriate Body service. only Teaching School Hubs can be appointed as the Appropriate Body for new ECTs. From September 2024, all outstanding ECTs registered with the Local Authorities for Appropriate Body services will need to be transferred to a Teaching School Hub provider.

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