Teacher Training / Initial Teacher Education
The University of Hertfordshire is a leading regional provider of Initial Teacher Education (ITE).
Consistently high achieving in its Ofsted inspections and in the Guardian and Times League tables, it is recognised as a very good quality training provider by local employers and graduate employability is amongst the highest in the country.
There are different routes into teaching and you will need to consider which will best meet your needs:
What our students say
If you wish to train to be a teacher you will need to meet certain requirements:
- Be able to demonstrate a sincere desire to teach.
- Have spent some time in a classroom observing and ensuring that it is the right career choice.
We normally expect you to have gained 5 days work experience.
What is special about us?
At the University of Hertfordshire the School of Education offers:
- outstanding levels of employment to a first teaching post.
- excellent support throughout the training.
- strong partnership with local schools.
Interview Days for University based programmes
For teacher training courses the School of Education interviews those applicants that are being considered for the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.
These are selection interviews and take place at regular intervals. It is important that if invited to interview that you let the admissions team know whether you will be attending.
Your letter of invitation will tell you what we are looking for in our applicants and will give you details about what to expect on the day.