Teacher Training

Fellowship

The Fellowship Status Exam is the final qualification, recognising teaching quality and execution of the ISTD syllabus. Successful candidates can place the letters FISTD after their name. We have teachers qualified to coach these examindations. Private tuition needs to be arranged with the relevant teaching staff. Contact us for more information.

Licentiate

The Licentiate Status Exam is the next step after CDE, in exploring and recognising  a teacher's depth of knowledge and teaching ability. Successful candidates can place the letters LISTD after their name. We have teachers qualified to coach these examinations. Private tuition needs to be arranged with the relevant teaching staff. Contact us for more information.

About DDI/DDE

Diploma in Dance Instruction (DDI)

To begin your training as a qualified ISTD dance teacher, you will begin your training with the DDI qualification. The exam consists of modules covering the syllabus and theory of practical teaching, written papers, course work and examinations. It is a very comprehensive beginning to your training. To enter this exam, teachers need to have passed Intermediate or above. To receive training and be entered for these exams, teachers need to be registered with an accredited Dance Centre.