Becoming a Teacher
At the Institute of Education we offer a range of programmes, both University-led and school-led enabling you to train to teach at early years, primary or secondary level.
Do you want to specialise in working with babies and young children? Early Years Teachers work in a wide range of settings across the children's workforce.
Would you like to teach children aged between 5-11 years old who are studying key stages 1 and 2? The teaching content is broad and covers the whole range of national curriculum subjects. In some programmes, you can specialise in a particular area, for example mathematics or special educational needs.
Do you wish to teach 11-18 year olds? Pupils are studying key stages 3 and 4, and A level. There is a broad range of subjects available to teach at this level and you will need to specialise in a particular subject.
Looking for something else?
Are you already a teacher and would like to enhance your knowledge or your practice?
Would you like to work within the field of education but in settings other than schools, for example as an educational officer in a museum or as child psychologist?
numeracy skills test support
All trainee teachers, including those applying for Early Years Teacher Status and School Direct, have to pass the professional skills tests in numeracy.
We offer free workshops to help you with your numeracy professional skills test.