Applicants should be able to demonstrate a strong level of knowledge about the National Curriculum and Current issues affecting teaching.
These organisations will provide some useful points of contact:
The UK Government website including information on teacher training options, funding and applying.
Department for Education
The government department responsible for education and children's services.
Graduate Teacher Training Registry (GTTR)
This is the central clearing house which deals with all applications for PGCE courses across the country. Application forms for 2013 entry are available from October 2012. NB: Primary candidates are strongly advised by the GTTR to make their application before 1st December 2012 - After this date please check with the institution to whom you are applying with regard to place availability.
National Curriculum Online
Containing the full text of the National Curriculum for England for pupils up to the age of 16, including: programmes of study and attainment targets for each subject teaching requirements for inclusion, use of language, ICT and health and safety notes on implementation.
This website provides support, advice and information on best practice for everyone concerned with the education and care of young children from birth to eight.
The Specialist Schools and Academies Trust
A leading body for secondary education, the Trust seeks to give more young people access to a good secondary education by building networks, sharing practice and supporting schools.
The BBC Schools Website
This website contains useful resources and interactive activities for all key stages.
The Guardian's dedicated Education Supplement will keep you up to date with current issues in the Education profession.
Times Educational Supplement
The TES is the UK's leading publication covering the world of primary, secondary and further education.
TES New Teachers
This website aims to provide everything needed to prepare prospective teachers for the classroom. Information includes teaching tips, career advice, teaching resources and NQT jobs.
Student Finance England
For information about the financial support services available for those who are interested in Higher Education.
If you would like to discuss your application further please contact us by email: firstname.lastname@example.org, by telephone: +44 (0)1603 592855 or write to us:
Room 0.20, School of Education and Lifelong Learning
Admissions, Recruitment and Marketing
University of East Anglia
Norwich Research Park
Norwich, NR4 7TJ
Our PGCE Teacher Training Prospectus is available to download in Adobe Acrobat (pdf) format for entry in 2013.
Thank you for taking the time to view this website. We hope it has given you some idea of what we have to offer and that, if you are thinking of training to be a teacher, you will consider applying to us.