Nottingham Trent University: Nottingham Institute Education

Nottingham Trent University
Institute of Education


Nottingham Trent University's (NTU) reputation is long established. We've been training teachers and educational professionals for well over 50 years. Our greatest strength is our extensive links with schools and educational settings. These relationships enable every student to gain experience through placement in a wide variety of educational environments.

Our courses
PGCE Primary

Take our PGCE in Primary Education and you’ll become a confident and competent Primary Teacher who can enable children to learn effectively across the whole curriculum.

PGCE Secondary
You’ll gain the skills knowledge and experience to teach at secondary level. We focus on the core subjects of English, Maths, Science, Music, Design and Technology, Computer Science with ICT and Business Education.

We also offer:

  • Early Years Initial Teacher Training (EYITT) leading to EYTS
  • School Direct Training Programme (Primary and Secondary) leading to QTS
  • Level 6 Teacher Apprenticeship
  • PGCE Post-Compulsory Education and Training leading to QTLS
  • Subject knowledge Enhancement (SKE)
  • Assessment Only Routes

Find out more about Teacher Training at NTU

Why choose NTU?

Student Satisfaction
With a top student satisfaction rating and an impressive graduate employability rate there’s never been a better time to start your teaching career at NTU.

Working with schools
A great strength of our courses is the extensive partnership links that we have with over 600 primary, secondary and post-16 settings across the East Midlands. These relationships enable you to gain a wide experience of teaching in many different educational environments. Experiences vary from city centre to suburban and semi-rural settings, laying a sound foundation for future professional development.

Student diversity
We are committed to promoting a diverse body of teacher trainees. Our students are made up of different backgrounds, nationalities and faiths.

Experienced lecturers and informed courses
NTU is home to an enthusiastic, expert group of academic staff who are leading researchers and practitioners in the education field. This means that, not only is your course informed by the latest thinking, but also that you will learn from people with a real passion for their subject.

Contact details
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Telephone number: 0115 848 4200
Contact address:
50 Shakespeare Street


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