Find out more about the teacher training options available within school environents, and choose from school-based training schemes, such as the School Direct Training Programme, School Direct Training Programme (salaried), or school-centred initial teacher training (SCITT).

These courses are taught on the job with the support of experienced teachers. Lectures or discussions that cover the same material as college-based or university courses may make up part of these programmes.

School Direct – the new way into teaching
Find out more about School Direct, a new school-led path to gaining qualified teacher status (QTS) that includes some of the country’s best schools. You could be specially selected by one of them with a job in mind just for you.

School-centred initial teacher training (SCITT)
Graduates who want to train in a school environment should consider school-centred initial teacher training (SCITT).

Teach First
Teach First’s employment-based training is designed to help participants become effective teachers and leaders in challenging schools.