There are a number of additional training options available if you’re an experienced teacher or finishing a PhD. If you’re a graduate or career changer, you may be eligible to train for a Postgraduate Diploma in Education and Leadership and earn a salary with Teach First. Or if you’re applying for a maths or physics degree, and want to teach after, the Future Teaching Scholars programme can help. Explore this page to find out if you could achieve QTS via a specialist route.
Specialist training options
Get rewarded for your skills and experience
These training options offer different routes to gain QTS depending on your professional or academic background.
Change career to teaching
10 August 2020 - 19:00
Considering changing career to teaching? Not sure about the next step? Our teaching advisers will discuss the different routes available to help you retrain and experiences of the obstacles faced when changing career.
Preparing for your teacher training
12 August 2020 - 19:00
If you've been accepted on a teacher training course, this online event is for you. Our panel of experts will provide useful resources and share hints and tips to help prepare you for your first day in school.
Secondary school teaching
17 August 2020 - 19:00
This online event will provide advice on all things secondary teaching. It will offer helpful hints and tips on the different training options available and how to choose the right option for you.