If you’re thinking of teacher training the first thing you need to do is get some experience in a school.  You will need to show that you have done this when you apply anyway, but being in a school can also help you decide which age range you want to teach.

For information on how to gain classroom experience click here.

You also need to research the different types of programmes to work out which would be suitable for you.

Key places to find out more about getting into teaching and teacher training in Norfolk are as follows:-

UCAS

Full of information on entry requirements, case studies on the different routes and information on the application process. You need to apply for most teacher training routes through UCAS, but there are some exceptions, e.g. Teach First, Troops to Teachers, Further Education routes.  For more information visit the UCAS website.

Department for Education

Information on the different routes, financial information on tuition fees, bursaries, scholarships, loans, maintenance grants.For more information visit the Department for Education website.

SNITT

Suffolk & Norfolk Initial Teacher Training is the largest provider of School Direct in the region.  For more information visit the SNITT website.

UEA

The University of East Anglia is ranked in the top 15 universities in the UK with 30 years’ experience of teacher training.  For more information visit the UEA website.

Teach First

National programme to recruit, train and support new teachers to work in primary and secondary schools serving low-income communities across England and Wales. For more information visit the TeachFirst website.

Norfolk Teacher Training Centre

Secondary school training routes available. For more information visit the NTTC website.

Bishop Grosseteste University

University based in Lincoln, with teacher training also available in West Norfolk. For more information visit the BGU website.

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