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.

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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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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Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies

The Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies is a part-time distance learning program providing the knowledge, understanding and skills required by ballet teachers at the start of their careers.
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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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Access Route

The Access Route is delivered in partnership with The Boston Conservatory at Berklee (The Conservatory) USA. With a focus on the RAD's ballet syllabi, students explore the progression and development of ballet technique to complement the teaching skills acquired through the program.
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How to Apply

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