Further Study Bulletin INTRODUCTION
This bulletin contains further/postgraduate study events, fairs, open days, courses and scholarship notices.
It also includes a Directory of Teacher Training Opportunities.
FAIRS AND EVENTS None at present
COURSES AND RESEARCH AID WORKERS
TEACH ENGLISH ABROAD
RedR UK We train aid workers to be ready for the field. RedR UK
TEFL Worldwide Prague
is a charity that offers training for individuals interested
Internationally recognized TEFL Worldwide Certificate.
in starting a career in the humanitarian sector. A
4-week TEFL training course in the enchanting city of
number of our courses are designed specifically for this
Prague. American owned school. Courses offered on a
audience, and students form a big part of this. Find out
monthly basis. Job placement assistance worldwide.
Housing and Visa guidance for those who stay in Prague.
No previous teaching experience or second language is
Postgraduate Diploma in Career Guidance
required. Tuition 1300 Euros. Housing for 30 nights
8500kc (about 340 Euros).
SPORTS Sports Coaching Continuing professional development workshops to improve your coaching with sports coach UK. For more information go to www.sportscoachuk.org.cpd
www.teflworldwideprague.com | Tel: +420 773 486 830 ___________________________________________
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Subsidised Trinity College London Cert TESOL
Learn to teach English in Cadiz. An internationally
Programme – only £250.
recognised TEFL course on the South Coast of Spain. 5
Earn while you travel | Work in language schools in the
Week full time | 9 Months Part time
UK | Work with asylum seekers.
For more information go to www.activelanguage.net or
5-week intensive programme at Languages Training and
Development? This very popular programme is supported by the EU’s
Erasmus Plus scheme. You will develop your teaching
Train for Teaching English Abroad. Gain an
skills with our adult learners in the UK as well as
internationally recognised qualification to teach English
participate in a free 2-week placement with our Erasmus
anywhere in the world. Four week Cambridge CELTA in
Plus partner, Szent Laszlo Technical School in Hungary.
Nottingham. +44 (0) 115 969 2424,
This will give you experience in teaching both adults and
young people and gain one of the two truly
internationally recognised TEFL certificates. All travel to
Hungary and accommodation while there is provided via
Get paid to teach English abroad, Gain international
the Erasmus Plus scheme. The programme is open to
work experience, Fund your gap year travel, Boost your
graduates and undergraduates of all disciplines. Contact:
CV and your employability. Go to www.tefl.org.uk for
firstname.lastname@example.org, Languages Training &
Development, Windrush Court, 56A High Street, Witney, Oxon, OX28 6ET, Tel: 01993 708637.
STUDY OVERSEAS • www.StudyOverseasGlobal.com AUSTRALIA Live and Study in Australia •
HOLLAND Study in Holland Postgraduate Study in Holland (tuition fees are usually around £1,600 per annum) Go to www.studyinholland.co.uk to find out more.
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SCHOLARSHIP & FUNDING HEFCE SCHOLARSHIPS If you are a student in receipt of DSA, you could benefit from a HEFCE initiative offering scholarships to Postgraduate Students, usually studying a Masters course. See the entries below for University of Oxford and University of York who are participating in this initiative. For other institutions, you will need to contact institutions directly, to find out if they are participating in this HEFCE initiative and to find out if they offer any other financial help to Postgraduate Students.
FUNDING BY JOB SECTOR: TEACHING Computing BCS Train to teach computing. A new computing curriculum is on the way and we need you to teach it. If you relish the idea of inspiring people, fostering innovation and creativity and helping other to realise their potential then teaching is the career for you. With BCS teacher training scholarship you could get a £25,000 tax-free bursary whilst you train. www.academy.bcs.org/scholarships. Maths Mathematics Teacher Training Scholarships. www.teachingmathsscholars.org IMA Mathematics Teacher Training Scholarships. Find out more information and application details here… http://www.ima.org.uk/careers/teacher_scholarships.cfm RE You don’t need to have a theology degree. And while subject requirements do vary according to the PGCE course provider, graduates may still be able to train as an RE teacher (and qualify for a bursary up to £9,000) if their subject is one of the following: Cultural Studies, Psychology, Sociology, History, Philosophy, Humanities, or Criminology. You don’t need to have a religious faith. The Religious Education Council for England and Wales includes the British Humanist Society as an active member. Find out more take a look at www.teachre.co.uk/beyondtheordinary/ SCIENCE IOP Institute of Physics Scholarship. Physics with Maths ITT course scholarships may be available. http://members.iop.org/ittscholarships.asp to complete a form. Contact Scholarships@ima.org.uk to discuss specific queries regarding eligibility. Royal Society of Chemistry Teacher Training Scholarships. Scholars receive a £25,000 tax-free bursary as well as support, CPD and resources from the Royal Society of Chemistry. Find out more and apply http://rsc.li/teacher-scholarships
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DIRECTORY OF TEACHER TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES
These include PGCE and School Direct courses and teacher training opportunities that have been sent to us from various course providers. You will need to apply for these via UCAS. You may need to contact the training provider for further details. PRIMARY AND SECONDARY TEACHER TRAINING Bishop Grosseteste University, Lincoln PGCE and School Direct opportunities are available. Go to the website for further details http://www.bishopg.ac.uk/study/teachingroutes/Pages/default.aspx There are a series of talks and workshops taking place about applying for teacher training at BG for BGU students go to www.bishopg.ac.uk/continue for more information. Academies Enterprise Trust (AET) Academies Enterprise Trust (AET) is an innovative, unique and exciting multi-academy educational sponsor with 68 Secondary, Primary and Special academies throughout England. Our overarching aim is to 'make our best better' because we firmly believe that EVERY child deserves an excellent education. AET is committed to providing first class school-led teacher training through our Teaching School Alliance, accredited by 'Good' and 'Outstanding' Providers and Higher Education Institutions. In just one year you could become a fully qualified teacher and achieve QTS (Qualified Teacher Status) with Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE). You will spend the majority of your training in the classroom, building your confidence in an academy environment, whilst receiving excellent mentoring support from outstanding teachers and educationalists. We employ over 6,000 people across England and are always looking for talented individuals to join us, and grow and develop within our Trust. To find out more about our more about our School Direct teacher training, please contact email@example.com.
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Bracknell Forest Bracknell Forest schools School Direct, supported by the University of Reading. At the end of the training programme you will be ideally placed to apply for a vacancy within our schools. There are two types of training places: The School Direct Training Programme (tuition fees) - This is open to all graduates. You will pay your own tuition fees, usually with a student loan. However, you may be eligible for a bursary from the National College for Teaching and Leadership of up to £25,000, depending on the subject and class of your degree. The School Direct Training Programme (salaried) - This is an employment-based route into teaching for high quality graduates with work experience. You will be employed as an unqualified teacher by a school who will pay you a salary whilst you train. There is no cost to you. Bracknell Forest Secondary School Partnership consists of seven co-educational secondary schools with sixth forms, a pupil referral unit and a special school which are all part of the small friendly and successful local consortium centred in Bracknell Forest, Berkshire. Further information can be found at their web site http://bracknellforestschooldirect.co.uk David Ross Education Trust The David Ross Education Trust TSA is working in partnership with the University of Leicester to offer our trainees the opportunity not only to gain QTS but also to achieve a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE). Find out more:- Secondary – http://www2.le.ac.uk/departments/education/pgce/school-direct-secondary Primary – http://www2.le.ac.uk/departments/education/pgce/school-direct
East of England Teacher Training Centre The East of England Teacher training Centre offers primary SCITT and School Direct training places in schools in: Lincoln, Grantham, Grimsby, Rotherham and Croydon. Each partnership of schools are actively seeking enthusiastic and passionate trainee teachers, to undertake this very practical and hands on approach to teacher training. If you are bored of lectures and want a real experience, then this is the training route for you! Trainees will learn from experts in their field, on the job, and will have a high chance of employability within their training school at the end of their training year. To find out more information about our schools please see our website: www.eoettc.com or contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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Equate and Elite Teaching School Alliances (EOS) Would you like to train to be a primary school teacher within an outstanding school alliance in Lincolnshire? EOS, Equate and Elite Teaching School Alliances have primary SCITT teacher training places available to host trainees. As a SCITT trainee, you will benefit from shared learning across a network of good and outstanding schools, with expert tutors and mentors to support you throughout the training year. (PGCE accredited by Leeds Beckett University)
For further information go to: www.educateteachertraining.co.uk Franklin Sixth Form College Located in Grimsby and part of the Humber Teaching School and are eager to receive applications from highly motivated and enthusiastic graduates interested in a career in education. One Schools Direct placement for the following subjects:- Economics, English, Health & Social Care, History, Computer Science, Maths, Physics with Maths.
Find out more - http://www.franklin.ac.uk/about-franklin/initial-teacher-training.aspx Apply via UCAS
www.ucas.com. Select the Higher Education institution at the Provider i.e. Bishop Grosseteste University for all except Economics which is University of Hull. Greenwood Academies Train to become a teacher with the Greenwood Dale Foundation Trust and benefit from a tailored package of training and support from outstanding, experienced teachers and tutors working in high quality buildings. www.greenwoodacademies.org/schooldirect/ Harris Federation â€“ London Opportunities in 35 Primary and Secondary Academies in and around London www.harrisfederation.org.uk Inspiring Leaders Inspiring Leaders Teacher Training, a new teacher training partnership formed by a group of Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire primary schools. Further information about the teacher training programme and the
application process is available on the website at www.inspiringleaderstoday.com/teacher-training.
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KYRA Lincs Looking for a Teacher Training Place in Lincolnshire? Are you about to apply for teacher training or need a choice for Apply 2? Then consider training with the Kyra Teaching School Alliance in partnership with Bishop Grosseteste University. Kyra Teaching School Alliance, Bardney and Gainsborough Clusters, in partnership with Bishop Grosseteste University are recruiting for trainee teachers and have a number of non-salaried places available. PRIMARY PLACES in and around Lincoln, Bardney and Gainsborough. SECONDARY PLACES subjects of Mathematics, Physics and English will be available in Gainsborough. Find out more: www.kyrateachingschool.com (Sara.Newman@lincolnmountstreet.lincs.sch.uk) www.bardneyschool.co.uk (email@example.com) www.parishchurch.lincs.sch.uk (Clare.Douce@olive-anderson.lincs.sch.uk) www.bishopg.ac.uk/study/courses/Pages/schooldirect.aspx (Down load a brochure - http://kyrateachingschool.com/school-direct/) The London Diocesan Board for Schools (LDBS) SCITT (School Centred Initial Teacher Training) Are you a graduate? Would you like to teach? If so why not find out more from the LDBS SCITT. The London Diocesan Board for Schools (LDBS) School Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT) works in partnership with over fifty London CE primary schools. The LDBS SCITT is a one-year PGCE course, based in Bermondsey, and recruiting students for training as teachers in the Early Years, Foundation Stage and Key Stages 1 and 2. Our high quality graduates become successful, confident and effective teachers, well equipped to teach in a range of urban primary schools. We work in culturally rich and diverse communities and aim to represent this diversity through our recruitment. http://www.ldbsscitt-teacher-training.org/
The Leicester Education Strategic Partnership If you are thinking about training to teach then Leicester has some of the best training courses to choose from. see more at www.teachleics.co.uk. Oakwood Learning Community Trust A number of Salaried Graduate Programmes available •Maths
Go to the website for full details - www.oakwood.ac Premier Pathways Graduate scheme leading to QTS. www.premierpathways.co.uk
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Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar, Alford Computer Science Teaching Opportunity in an OUTSTANDING school Do you have a degree in a Computing related area? Do you have a passion for Computing that you want to share? If you answered yes - give us a call to discuss the idea of becoming a teacher. For an application pack and further details please contact Miss A Francis (Headteacher) P: Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar, Alford – A Selective Academy, Station Road, Alford, LN13 9HY W: www.queenelizabeths.co.uk | E: firstname.lastname@example.org | T: 01507 462403 | Red Kite Teaching School Alliance The Red Kite Alliance is a partnership of Secondary, Primary and Special schools in North & West Yorkshire with Harrogate Grammar School as the lead Teaching School. Find out more via the website, www.redkitealliance.co.uk. For any specific queries email us at email@example.com or call the Teaching School team on 01423 535232. All applications will be via UCAS. Tollbar Academy Tollbar MAT's School Direct Programme is an excellent route into the teaching profession for anyone who wants to combine Hull University's PGCE programme with the outstanding teacher training provided by our Multi Academy Trust. | Mathematics | Computer Science | Design & technology | Physics | Economics | http://www.tollbarmat.co.uk/school-direct-teacher-training-programme/ University of Warwick Outstanding opportunities to train as a primary or secondary teacher through a school-led route (school-direct training) at one of our 300+ partner schools in the Midlands Go to the website to find out more - http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/cpe/thinking-about-being-a-teacher/ Register your interest online http://goo.gl/bJPFKs
P a g e |9 TRAIN AS AN RE TEACHER Interested in becoming an RE Teacher? The South Nottingham Catholic Teaching School Alliance We currently have places available for Primary and Secondary Religious Education Trainee Teachers For an informal chat or to come along to a taster session. Please contact Vanessa Scott, Tel: 0115 982 4280, www.becketonline.co.uk/teaching-school Train as an RE Teacher You don’t need to have a theology degree. And while subject requirements do vary according to the PGCE course provider, graduates may still be able to train as an RE teacher and qualify for a bursary if their subject is one of the following: Cultural Studies, Law, Anthropology, Psychology, Sociology, History, Philosophy, Politics, Social Policy, Humanities, or Criminology. There are also a number of development courses available to boost subject knowledge, including the online booster course at www.teachre.co.uk. Up to £9,000 for individuals with a first or a PhD Find out more - www.teachre.co.uk/beyondtheordinary/ Early Years Initial Teacher Training Best Practice Network Funded Early Years Initial Teacher Training Programme places available across England. We are pleased to be working in partnership with ITT providers across the UK to deliver the following Early Years Initial Teacher Training routes: Graduate Entry Mainstream - 12 months full time - funded by NCTL Graduate Employment-based - 12 months whilst working - funded by NCTL Assessment Only - 3 months while working (for very experienced practitioners) Visit our website for more information and to apply online. A tax-free bursary of up to £5,000? Training fees of up to £7,000 will be paid too. www.bestpracticenet.co.uk www.bestpracticenet.co.uk/eyitt
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RESOURCES Go to the Resource Centre to access the following Resources:
Take away guides A guide to postgraduate study (Factsheet) Why study, financial considerations, study options, when to apply, where to find course information. http://issuu.com/bgcareers/docs/booklet_guide_to_postgraduate_study A guide to postgraduate funding (Factsheet) Quick guide to postgraduate funding. http://issuu.com/bgcareers/docs/a_guide_to_postgraduate_funding_48f2bf3ff32399 A guide to completing the personal statement (Factsheet) (with information from www.education.gov.uk) Information includes key dates, qualifications and a guide to writing a personal statement)
A guide to teacher training With information on the various routes into teacher training
Books How to get a PHD A handbook for students and their supervisors
Magazines Prospects Funding Guide Guide to funding further study, how to get funding form: public bodies, universities, charities, foundations & trusts, loan providers and employers Prospects Postgrad Directory Includes advice & guidance, teacher training, arts & humanities, science & engineering, business & management, social sciences, case studies, course information articles include: studying abroad, attending PG study fairs, funding and more.
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