How To Get Into Teaching

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Those with their heart set on a career in teaching but without a degree can combine study with qualifying for the profession via either of the following types of course:

Teach First

Teach First runs a Leadership Development Programme, combining a salaried PGCE course with leadership training.

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Most teachers qualify as a postgraduate trainee. Our postgraduate routes into teaching section outlines all your options for:

and includes details of funding non-salaried teacher trainingSubject Knowledge Enhancement courses, and Early Years Initial Teacher Training.

After Qualifying as a Teacher

Once you've qualified you'll need to pass your induction year and register with your country's regulating teaching body. The rules are slightly different for England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and Scotland so read the information carefully.  

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