The most popular option to get into teaching in the UK is the Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE).
In Scotland it is a Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE).
Main focus is on developing teaching skills rather than improving subject knowledge.
It is a 1 year full time course course (NI, England & Wales is Sept - June. Scotland starts in August) and up to 2 years part time.
There are traditionally 3 different options:
Entry requirements will vary depending on which university you are applying to but the standard requirements are:
Funding is available in the shape of a loan along with generous bursaries and grants.
Please visit gov.uk/teacher-training-funding for more informaiton.
English Bursaries: getintoteaching.education.gov.uk/funding
Welsh PGCE Bursaries: uwtsd.ac.uk/pgce
(click the university's name to visit their website)
The official UCAS website to apply is www.ucas.com/teaching-in-the-uk we would recommend that you browse through this site prior to applying.
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