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Our home is the historic London Road campus of the University of Reading. It is vibrant, exciting and centrally placed, being near to London, Heathrow Airport and other transport hubs.

Our visitors enjoy our beautiful cloisters and green quadrangle. Our buildings, while historic, are entirely renovated to suit a modern educational environment.

Our lecture series, Get Into Teaching sessions, NQT events, Music evenings, Stargazing nights, book signings and meet-the-author occasions are always popular and immensely enjoyable. 

Bookmark this page to have direct access to Open Days, Open Evenings, public lectures, concerts, art exhibitions and professional development events we host at beautiful London Road. 

Upcoming teacher Training events

  • Postgraduate Initial Teacher Training events
    Twilight information meetings, covering all routes into teaching for both Primary and Secondary Postgraduate programmes, are held at the Institute of Education.
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LONDON ROAD CAMPUS

Monday 8 January 2018

16:00 - 18:00

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Monday 8 January 2018

16:00 - 18:00

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Monday 5 February 2018

16:00 - 18:00

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Monday 5 February 2018

16:00 - 18:00

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Monday 5 March 2018

16:00 - 18:00

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Monday 5 March 2018

16:00 - 18:00

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Monday 9 April 2018

16:00 - 18:00

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Monday 9 April 2018

16:00 - 18:00

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Monday 14 May 2018

16:00 - 18:00

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Monday 14 May 2018

16:00 - 18:00

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Monday 4 June 2018

16:00 - 18:00

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Monday 4 June 2018

16:00 - 18:00

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 To book a place, please complete our Information evenings booking form.

Or for any further information please email us:

Although not an application requirement, we do recommend that all those wishing to apply for Initial Teacher Training attend one of these open meetings where there is an opportunity to find out:

  • General information about training to become a teacher
  • Information about the School Direct and University PGCE programmes
  • Structure of courses
  • Entry requirements, deadlines and how to apply

Throughout the presentations, there are opportunities to ask questions.

Information Evenings at our Partnership Schools

Information Evenings held at our Partnership schools will be advertised on this page - please make sure you contact the schools for information on these events. 

UPCOMING EDUCATION EVENTS

  •  Undergraduate education events
    Information sessions covering our BA in Children's Development and Learning, our Foundation Degree and our new BA Education Studies, which focuses on a wide range of careers with an educational influence. 
DATE

TIME

BUILDING & ROOM

LONDON ROAD CAMPUS

Monday 8 January 2018 16.00 - 18.00 BA Education Studies L24-G06
Monday 8 January 2018 16.00 - 18.00

Foundation Degree in Children's Development & Learning

BA Children's Development & Learning

Postgraduate Certificate in Early Years Practice with Early Years Teacher Status (EYTS)

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Monday 5 February 2018 16.00 - 18.00

Foundation Degree in Children's Development & Learning

BA Children's Development & Learning

Postgraduate Certificate in Early Years Practice with Early Years Teacher Status (EYTS)

L22-102

Monday 5 March 2018 16.00 - 18.00

Foundation Degree in Children's Development & Learning

BA Children's Development & Learning

Postgraduate Certificate in Early Years Practice with Early Years Teacher Status (EYTS)

L22-102

Monday 9 April 2018 16.00 - 18.00

BA Education Studies

- Room location TBC

Monday 9 April 2018 16.00 -18.00

Foundation Degree in Children's Development & Learning

BA Children's Development & Learning

Postgraduate Certificate in Early Years Practice with Early Years Teacher Status (EYTS)

L22-102

Monday 14 May 2018 16.00 - 18.00

Foundation Degree in Children's Development & Learning

BA Children's Development & Learning

Postgraduate Certificate in Early Years Practice with Early Years Teacher Status (EYTS)

L22-102

To book a place or for any further information please email us:

BA Education Studies Visit Days for offer holders

  • 10 February 2018
  • 16 February 2018
  • 17 February 2018

What is a University of Reading Visit Day?


We want you to get a feel for what life would be like as an undergraduate student here so we hold Visit Days for prospective students who have applied to this course and other non-interview courses at the University of Reading and have been offered a place. Visit Days are subject-specific and organised by the department you will be joining, so the Institute of Education will be taking care of you during your BA Education Studies Visit Day, although there will also be strong input from all other areas of the University that you will be in contact with. Even if you have already attended one of our Open Days, Visit Days are highly beneficial as they offer you a different, more bespoke experience.

During the day you will get the opportunity to meet your future tutors and hear more about the course you'll be studying. Current students are on hand to tell you all about their experiences here so far. You're also invited to a VIP lunch where you can get to know your future classmates.

Undergraduate Open Days 2018

Come to our Undergraduate Open Days and explore our beautiful campus, meet students and lecturers from all our courses, see our accommodation, and enjoy talks and taster lectures

  • 15 June 2018
  • 16 June 2018
  • 6 October 2018
  • 13 October 2018

For more information on our Undergraduate Open Days, please visit our Open Days webpage.

If you have any questions, please email opendays@reading.ac.uk

Master's Open EVENTS at the Institute of Education 

These events are also relevant for those interested in the Postgraduate Certificate in Special Educational Needs.
 

Visit afternoons:

  • Wednesday 15 November 2017 - Master's Visit Afternoon, 12pm - 4.30pm
  • Wednesday 21 February 2018 - Master's Visit Afternoon, 12pm - 4.30pm
  • Friday 15 June 2018 - Master's Lunch (as part of wider Open Day), 12pm - 4.30pm

Visit evenings (timings to be confirmed shortly)

  • Monday 4 December 2017
  • Monday 5 February 2018
  • Monday 4 June 2018
  • Monday 2 July 2018

If you wish to join an event or be placed on a list for future events, please email ioe-ma@reading.ac.uk.

Did you know you can achieve your Master's in Education whilst working full time?

Our master's programme will enhance your skills, deepen your knowledge and equip you to develop your career in the way that works best for you. Our highly regarded MA Education programme is available part-time to meet the needs of busy professionals. Taught modules can be taken singularly or as part of an award-bearing course and you may be able to transfer PGCE credits.

Join us at Institute of Educations to attend one of our Masters at the Institute of Education evenings and learn more.

To sign up to our invitation list, please email ioe-ma@reading.ac.uk.

We look forward to welcoming you  to an evening of discussion and friendly advice, where you can ask questions and find out more about our programmes from the people who teach them. 

Ed D Doctoral programme information evenings

Monday 2 July 2018: timings will be confirmed nearer to the event.

The Institute of Education Public Lecture Series

The Institute of Education is delighted to present its well-regarded annual series of occasional public lectures, given by visiting academics and University of Reading Professors on a range of topics that affect the world of education today. This thoughtful and inspirational lecture series aims to explore the important issues around teaching today. Many thanks to our supporters for making this lecture series possible. Please check back here for up-to-date information on upcoming lectures when available.

Although admission is free, it is essential to book. Bookmark this page to keep updated or sign up to our invitation list: ioe@reading.ac.uk.

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