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Help and advice

We’re here to answer your questions and provide advice about teacher training, whether you’re just thinking about teaching or you’re ready to apply.

Get an adviser

Advisers provide free, one-to-one support by phone, text or email. They all have years of teaching experience and are able to answer any questions you have.

You will have your own dedicated adviser to support you.

Teacher training advisers

A teacher training adviser can support you if you’re a final year undergraduate student or if you already have a degree. They can help you:

  • understand more about teacher training courses
  • find funding and support available to you
  • make a successful application

Explore teaching advisers

An explore teaching adviser can support you if you’re an undergraduate student and not in your final year of study. They can help you:

  • understand what teaching is really like
  • get classroom experience
  • connect with other students who are considering teaching

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Attend an event

Our events are a great way to meet teachers and other experts to talk about any concerns or questions you have about becoming a teacher.

Get Into Teaching events

Get Into Teaching events are run by the Department for Education (DfE) and are free to attend. You’ll be able to:

  • put your questions to expert advisers, teachers and training providers
  • chat with current teachers
  • find out what a career in teaching is really like
  • watch presentations which provide detailed guidance on how to get into teaching, the application process and funding your training

Online question and answer sessions

There are online, text-based sessions where you can ask a panel of specialists the questions that matter to you. These sessions, run by DfE, cover a range of different topics so you can post specific questions and receive advice tailored to your particular circumstances.

Training provider events

You could also attend a training provider event, either online or in person, and hear directly from teacher training providers about the courses they offer and how to apply.

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Have a chat

If you would like to talk to someone now to find out more information about all aspects of teacher training, from working out what qualifications you need to how to apply for funding, you can chat online or call us and we will be able to help you.

Call us on 0800 389 2500.

Our chat and telephone services are available Monday to Friday between 8:30am and 5:30pm.

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Email: getintoteaching.getintoteaching@education.gov.uk

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  • learn more about what teaching is really like
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  • write a successful application

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