The University of Worcester’s education of future primary and secondary teachers has been given the highest possible grade with inspectors stating that, along with its partners, the University creates “a learning community that places children at the heart of everyone’s endeavours” and “trainees benefit from an exceptional learning experience”.
Originally founded as a teacher training college in 1946, our primary and secondary training is rated Outstanding by Ofsted.
A day in the life of a primary school teacher
Choose your route into teaching.
A three-year undergraduate degree route to qualified teacher status (QTS)
A one-year course for those who already have a degree, leading to primary qualified teacher status.
A one-year course for those who already have a degree, leading to secondary qualified teacher status in your chosen subject.
If you're interested in working in the further education (FE) sector, then our PGCE FE is perfect for you.
This course is a nationally recognised qualification for teaching in the lifelong learning sector and enables you to become an adult education teacher, as well as progress to further study.
Worcester is a beautiful, safe, university city within easy reach of Birmingham. It's a great place to pursue your passion and achieve your potential.
Dan talks about his experience of a secondary PGCE
Read some recent blog posts by Worcester education academics.
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A discussion on the issues and evolution of LGBTQ+ representation and learning in education.
An exploration of the important of teaching and learning through play.
Kim Hibbert-Mayne, Senior Lecturer in Secondary Education asks what kind of trainee teacher would you be?
Sasha shares her experiences of a PGCE at Worcester
Read the stories of some of our recent trainee teachers
Emily topped up her Sport and Exercise Science degree with a PGCE and is now a PE teacher at a local school
Alex recently graduated with a PGCE in Business with Economics, and is already set to become a head of department in his teaching job.
Georgia graduated with First Class Honours in Primary Initial Teacher Education and now working as a year 1 teacher.
We offer a range of services to schools, colleges and other education settings
To create a stronger, more efficient and more successful education system requires great leaders.
From short courses to postgraduate qualifications we can meet the ongoing needs of education professionals.
The University of Worcester manages the West Midlands STEM Ambassador Hub contract and the STEM Club Champions contract on behalf of STEM Learning.
Visiting us is the best way to get a feel for student life at the University of Worcester. Explore the campus, meet our lecturers and talk to current students.
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