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Teacher Training

The University of Nottingham's postgraduate Initial Teacher Education (ITE) provision is one of the largest in the country and has been rated by our latest Ofsted report as 'outstanding'.

We offer a range of teacher training routes across the primary and secondary phases, emphasising practical school-based training, supported by a thorough introduction to established and current educational theory and thinking. All of our teacher training courses are underpinned by a shared ethos and work toward shared aims.

Our school is research-led, with our research informing our teaching, and the quality of this work is widely recognised. We work with a range of schools across the region; our Initial Teacher Education courses are highly rated locally and a high proportion of our beginning teachers go on to work in partner schools each year.

Upon successful completion of our teacher training courses, you will achieve:

  • a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) with 60 masters level credits
  • Qualified Teacher Status by meeting Teacher Standards

'Outstanding' Ofsted report

Ofsted identified a number of strengths including:

OfstedThe shared vision and ethos, which permeates the partnership. This is characterised by very strong and active partnerships with schools, a highly inclusive approach, high expectations, the relentless pursuit of excellence and the continual drive to improve further in order to enhance the quality of training and ensure trainees enter the profession as good or outstanding teachers.
 

View the Ofsted report
 
 

Primary school teaching

Primary School Teaching

  • One year full-time
  • School placements in local partnership schools
  • Courses that integrate university and school-based experiences
  • Tuition fee loan, maintenance loan, maintenance grant and bursaries available

Secondary school teaching

Secondary School Teaching

  • Wide range of subjects offered
  • One year full-time
  • School placements in local partnership schools
  • Courses that integrate university and school-based experiences
  • Tuition fee loan, maintenance loan, maintenance grant and bursaries available
 

Latest news

The "datafication" of teaching: can teachers speak back to the numbers?

Description
A new article by Professor Howard Stevenson has been published in Peabody Journal of Education.
Date:
06 July 2017

Questions Pupils Ask

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A new book by Colin Foster contains a collection of over 40 articles on secondary maths.
Date:
03 July 2017

 

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