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A question about the NCT

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bleisie Tue 13-Feb-18 16:53:51

I am not sure I have posted this in the right place but I am interested in learning more about the NCT and how it is structured? I took a class in Fulham a few years ago and I am wondering if my instructor was 'owns' her class or if she is just assigned classes by the mothership, as it were. Sorry - I realize this is slightly random but if anyone has any information, I would so appreciate it. Thanks!

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SuperLoudPoppingAction Tue 13-Feb-18 16:57:35

It depends how many a few is - classes used to be organised by local branches, and now it's a bit more bureauocratic.
But instructors kind-of offer to take classes based on a list that is sent to all local practitioners.
Some areas only have a few instructors, or in some cases groups will communicate with one another to ensure everyone can teach.

Info could be a bit out of date but basically no she doesn't own her class - she's self-employed, but yes she can have a say in whether she wants a class in a particular area.

bleisie Tue 13-Feb-18 17:31:26

Thanks for this! So the NCT still controls everything centrally, then? I was wondering there was any type of franchising relationship with chapters or teachers.

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WindyWednesday Tue 13-Feb-18 17:34:33

The practitioners are employed by the head office. Branches at local level do local fundraisers for their area and its split 30-70 in favour of head office. But antenatal is all money goes to head office.

SuperLoudPoppingAction Tue 13-Feb-18 17:35:17

No it's not franchising.

I was a bfc rather than an ANT though and from memory there used to be 2 classes of ANT. Central then regional then branch. And Scotland and Northern Ireland were the same region.

bookgirl1982 Tue 13-Feb-18 17:37:54

Our class had one teacher then another took over from the second week due to a family issue for the first. There are regional coordinators employed by the charity who do the bookings of teachers and venues.

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