How to Impress at Your Teacher Training Interview

Your teacher training interview is an exciting and important step. If you do well, you can successfully receive a place on a teacher training programme.

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Why teach?

Remember your favourite teacher from school? The one who supported you, inspired you, and made your lessons worth looking forward to?

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PGCE and QTS - What's the Difference?

Researching teacher training can feel like navigating a minefield of acronyms. SCITT, DfE, NQT, SKE, DBST – it can be a lot to take in!

You don’t need to know what they all mean before applying, but it’s a good idea to understand the main ones so you can decide which route and qualification is best for you.

We’ve written this article to explore two of the most common acronyms: PGCE and QTS. They’re both types of qualification, but what exactly do they mean and how do they differ?

Let’s find out.

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Training to Teach with a Young Family

United Teaching graduate and Art and Design Teacher Banan spoke to us about her unique journey into teaching, and her experience of training to teach whilst having a young family.

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National Recognition for United Teaching Graduates

United Teaching graduates Hal Rabey and Poppy Thomas have both won awards at United Learning’s annual Best in Everyone Awards. The event sees staff and students across the country recognised for their achievements, commitment and impact.

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Training to Teach with a Chemistry Scholarship

We spoke to United Teaching graduate and Chemistry teacher Elizabeth about her training experience and the benefits of training with a Chemistry teacher training scholarship.

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Training to Teach with a Maths Scholarship

We caught up with United Teaching graduate and Maths Scholar Matt about his training experience and how he benefitted from receiving a Maths teacher training scholarship.

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How to Write a Compelling Teacher Training Personal Statement

Writing a personal statement for a teacher training application can be daunting, especially if it’s been a few years since you’ve had to write something like this. Whether you’re applying through Apply or through a provider’s website, this is your chance to show that you’d make a great trainee teacher.

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Six Tips for a Successful Teacher Training Application

Teacher training providers review your application in detail.  They use it to get a sense of you as a person, your work history, and your qualifications. It’s therefore crucial to ensure you’re putting your best foot forward and presenting yourself in the best light.

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Four 'Outstanding' Reasons to Choose United Teaching

We are delighted to announce that Ofsted have judged United Teaching to be an Outstanding teacher training provider! Inspectors confirmed that United Teaching “offers the highest quality of education and training”. Here are our top four highlights from the report:

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