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:

Bachelor of Education (BEd) Primary with QTS 
Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) PrimaryPostgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) Secondary
School Direct routesSchool Direct routes
Assessment Only routeAssessment Only route

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.