and make an impact

Supportive mentoring | Achieve PGCE and QTS | Salaried and non-salaried routes | Over 60 schools across England

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Welcome to United Teaching

United Teaching is the initial teacher training scheme for United Learning, a national group of over 80 schools across England. With us, you can achieve your PGCE and QTS with extensive support from professional mentors, tutors and subject specialists.

Applications for September 2020 are now open.

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My top tip for trainees: don’t be afraid to ask for help!

Yassamin Sheel is the National SCITT Lead for United Teaching, and is based with our Northern schools. In this post, she discusses how asking for help and responding well to feedback is a fundamental skill for all trainee teachers.


'My students give me life!'

Hear from our trainee teachers one term into their Initial Teacher Training year - how they're getting on and their highlights so far:


Training to teach with a scholarship


Julie, chemistry trainee at Surbiton High School, worked in industry before deciding to become a teacher. She also successfully applied for a teacher training scholarship from the Royal Society of Chemistry, which she tells us more about here:


Teacher training: salaried or non-salaried?

If there’s one thing you should know about postgraduate teacher training, it’s that there’s no shortage of choice when it comes to the type of course you want to do. For example, you can choose whether you want to study for your PGCE in a more academic context (university-led route), or whether you’d prefer to train on the job (school-led route). If you’re applying for a school-led course, you also have the choice between salaried and non-salaried programmes.


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