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Liverpool John Moores University: Primary Teaching with QTS (school-led)

Institution Liverpool John Moores University View institution profile
Department Faculty of Arts, Professional and Social Studies
Web https://www.ljmu.ac.uk/
Email courses@ljmu.ac.uk
Telephone 0151 231 5090
Study type Taught

Summary

Take the School-led route into Primary teaching with LJMU and gain Qualified Teacher Status and invaluable classroom experience.

  • Train within a school setting and be involved in school life from the first day of term

  • Choose from Primary teacher training routes (see Details tab for more information)

  • Follow a curriculum developed and delivered in partnership with outstanding local schools

  • Learn from expert teachers

  • Prepare for a career as an innovative and creative teacher with one of LJMU's excellent Lead Partners

LJMU's Initial Teacher Education programmes are designed to develop reflective practitioners who are able to apply a deep understanding of the curriculum, learners and learning to impact on the development and achievement of young people.

Training on the School-led pathway includes substantial time spent in school led by experienced practitioners. Bursaries are available on the programme, depending on your degree classification and subject area.

The School-led pathway is offered by a number of school consortia, each with a Lead Partner, who works with LJMU to develop their training programme. As each School-led programme is distinctive, you are advised to check full details of training and requirements with the Lead Partner before applying.

Applications for places with our School-led consortia are made directly to Lead Partners via DfE Apply. The interview and selection process is conducted by school staff in association with LJMU.

For the training of Primary teachers, LJMU work in partnership with the following School-led consortia:

North West Learning Partnership, St Helens

https://northwestlearningpartnership.co.uk/index.php/workstreams/school-direct

Palmerston School, Liverpool (specialising in Special Educational Needs)

https://www.palmerstonschool.co.uk/train-to-teach

Turton School, Bolton

https://schooldirect.turton.uk.com/

Wirral Schools Collaboration, Pensby, Wirral

https://pensbyprimaryschool.org/wirral-schools-collaboration-and-school-direct/

All courses lead to Qualified Teacher Status and support the development of your: critical understanding of educational theory and practice, reflective practice linked to professional development and practitioner research skills for effective teaching and learning. Your training will also enhance your understanding and the application of your subject knowledge.

Courses can be viewed on the government's Get into Teaching website.

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