Postgraduate Secondary Initial Teacher Education

Study for your PGCE here at one of the largest and most successful providers of initial teacher education (ITE) in the country. The PGCE is a university based programme that we offer in partnership with a large number of schools who we work with on all our teacher training programmes, including School Direct and SCITT.

Train to teach in the 7-14, 11-18 or 14-19 age ranges.

pgce 7-14

This PGCE will enable you to teach in both Primary and Secondary schools. There are a number of subject pathways for you to choose.

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pgce 11-18

Train to teach in Secondary schools and sixth form colleges. You can choose from a wide range of specialist subjects areas. 

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PGCE 14-19

This PGCE trains you to teach in Secondary schools and Further Education Colleges. There are four subject areas to choose from.

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This route into teaching is led by our partner schools who work closely with us. There are salaried and unsalaried posts available.

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Assessment Only

A route to gain Qualified Teacher Status for people already working as teachers and meeting the teaching standards.

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