Teacher training with the RAD

We are a specialist dance education provider with nearly 100 years of experience inspiring, cultivating and supporting dance teachers around the world. Our Faculty of Education was created in 1999 in recognition of our increasing commitment to higher education.

Faculty of Education Prospectus 2024/25

Certificate in Dance Teaching (Ballet)

Our new certificate program enables you to specialize in the teaching of ballet and take your first step to becoming a qualified dance teacher.
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Continuing Professional Development

Open to all dance teachers, our Continuing Professional Development (CPD) opportunities give teachers the chance to take an active role in their career development.
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Assistant Teacher Award

The Assistant Teacher Award is aimed at 14–18-year-old dance students wishing to take their first steps towards a career in dance teaching. The Award is open to students studying and taking classes in any dance genre, and provides opportunities to practice, develop and demonstrate a range of practical and professional skills required for successful dance teaching.
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Pathway to RAD Registered Teacher Status (RTS)

The Pathway to RAD Registered Teacher Status program provides an opportunity for qualified ballet teachers to gain eligibility for Registered Teacher Status with the Royal Academy of Dance and join our network of world-class teachers.
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Our Faculty of Education: Which Program is for You?

We offer a range of certification and degree programs to suit all levels and stages of your career. Study full or part-time, on-site at the RAD, or by distance learning wherever you are in the world.
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How to Apply

Guidance on applying for our certificate, undergraduate and postgraduate study programs.
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