Teaching; your future, their future. Click to view the interactive video.

We can help you get into teaching

As a teacher, you can inspire the next generation and help them realise their ambitions. That means you can go home each day knowing you’ve made a real difference, giving all young people the chance to fulfil their potential.

If you want to grab that opportunity, we’re here to help you kick-start your new career. Register with us to receive personalised support, advice, and access to exclusive events. Use this site to keep track of your progress towards making a successful application to teacher training, and receive personalised information each time you log in.

We’ve recently updated the site and would love to hear what you think about it so we can continue to improve it. You can provide feedback at any time using the form at the bottom of every page.

The financial information on this site applies to those who intend to train in 2015/16. Full details of financial support for 2016/17 trainees will be announced soon. Register with us and we’ll make sure you’re kept up to date with the latest announcements.

Watch this video for helpful tips on getting into teaching, from real trainees and experienced teachers. Transcript (PDF, 48KB)

I worked for a bank, then in recruitment, and I realised an office environment wasn’t for me. I didn’t feel like I was making a difference. But you can as a teacher.

Samantha Webster, assistant headteacher

Upcoming events

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  • University of Reading information evening

    07 September 2015 AT 16:00

    The University of Reading hosts regular information meetings to explain School Direct and other routes into initial teacher training.

    Reading Open
  • Postgraduate and PGCE Open Evening

    09 September 2015 AT 17:30

    Find out about our teacher training courses in early years, primary and secondary levels, including PGCEs and School Direct. Hear from us, ask us questions, find out about fees, funding and the application process.

    London Open
  • Get Into Teaching – General information session

    10 September 2015 AT 11:00

    An information event with advice for anyone interested in training to become a teacher.

    Hounslow Open
  • Get Into Teaching day

    14 September 2015 AT 09:00

    A placement day at the Northampton School for Boys for aspiring teachers.

    Northampton Open