We provide the qualifications that certify teachers to engage with an increasingly varied, demanding and globalised dance world.
We provide a range of opportunities for our members to develop their teaching skills and inspire their students to excel. Our portfolio of qualifications covers both Ofqual regulated and non-regulated routes. Join our global community of dance teachers with our world-renowned teacher training qualifications.Find out more
Bursaries and Funding
The Society offers financial bursaries for those currently undertaking our Initial and Higher teaching qualifications in both Theatre and Dancesport Genres. We also offer funding for Continued Professional Development (CPD) for international members.Find out more
How to Become a Tutor
Designed to prepare you for a career in tutoring, our training programme will develop your teaching skills, as well as guide you through some of the practicalities of tutoring.Become a Tutor
Approved Dance Centres (ADC)
Our Approved Dance Centres are our trusted partners by which student teachers can follow the Level 4 DDE qualification. They include institutions, vocational colleges and independent schools who have been verified by the Society. To apply to be an ADC, click here to find out more.Our Approved Dance Centres
Members can find advice, resources and guidance for members on how to ensure safe environments for children learning to dance here.
Inclusive Dance Practice
We want to create opportunities and broaden access to dance to people from all walks of life. Learn more of our research project investigating the accessibility of our syllabi for young disabled learners and read our comprehensive list of resources.Discover more