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

Find out how you can get study with the RAD, what courses we offer for who, and how you can continue to develop yourself and your skill-set as a dancer and an academic in the world of dance.

Faculty of Education

We offer internationally acclaimed dance and dance teaching qualifications including undergraduate and postgraduate university validated awards and professional awards.
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Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is about you. Our scheme gives you an opportunity to take time out to develop your creative, teaching and business skills.
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Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies

The Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies (CBTS) is a part-time distance learning programme enabling students to study alongside their personal and professional commitments.
Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies (CBTS)

Professional Dancers' Postgraduate Teaching Certificate

For dancers wishing to gain an internationally-renowned dance teaching qualification.
Professional Dancers’ Postgraduate Teaching Certificate

RAD Access Route

Currently delivered with Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Australia, The Boston Conservatory at Berklee (The Conservatory), USA, and the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA), the Access Route to RAD Teacher Registration gives you the knowledge, understanding, and skills required by ballet teachers at the start of their careers. With a focus on the RAD’s ballet syllabi, you will explore the development and progression of ballet technique which will complement the teaching skills acquired in your programme of study with an approved RAD partnership institution.
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Pathway to RAD Registered Teacher Status (RTS)

This new course is aimed at teachers with a ballet teaching qualification at Level 4 or higher, or equivalent, and RAD RTS status will be conferred on successful completion of each of the course modules.
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The Benesh Institute is the international centre for Benesh Movement Notation (BMN). Since 1997 it has been incorporated within the RAD. It aims to help the dance profession preserve its heritage and protect choreographic copyright.
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