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School Direct Training Programme (Secondary), PGCE

University of Greenwich

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  • Qualification

    PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

  • Location

    Avery Hill Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Secondary school teachers don't just educate; they shape the futures of young adults. Become a fully qualified secondary school teacher with this School Direct PGCE course. School Direct involves schools working with accredited teacher training institutions to offer training routes towards Qualified Teacher Status. We have a successful track record of working with schools and develop outstanding teachers who help to transform the lives of young learners. Training places are open to all graduates to support teaching in mathematics, the natural sciences (chemistry, physics and biology), and physical education. School Direct offers a non-salaried and a salaried programme. The non-salaried programme is a combination of school-based training and university-based modules. Our salaried programme is open to graduates with three years' career experience (not necessarily in education), who will be employed as unqualified teachers. Many schools in the south east employ our trainees, with very high graduate employment rates.

Placements are a core element of teacher training which enable our trainees to put theory into practice in a supportive environment. We are extremely lucky to work with a wide range of partners across London, Essex and Kent to support our trainees. We work closely with trainees when deciding on placements to ensure that trainees get the best training possible whilst on our programmes. Our strong partnerships ensure our trainees are well supported and have outstanding experiences whilst training with us.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Greenwich

  • University League Table

    92nd

  • Campus address

    University of Greenwich, Old Royal Naval College, Park Row, Greenwich, SE10 9LS, England

The university has 4,863 International students from 102 countries studying in the UK.
The university works with 30 overseas partner organisations.
Greenwich Campus has one of the most beautiful settings in London.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    63rd out of 84 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    118 57%

    46th

    21
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66.0 66%

    43rd

    26
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    51st

    23

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