School-led training

School-led teacher training is delivered by school partnerships and enables you to train on the job.

School-led training

Schools have been given more control over the recruitment and training of physics teachers in recent years, which means there are now several routes through which you can train to teach physics within a school.

School Direct
Training takes place in a school that will deliver specific training tailored to your requirements and the school's needs.

School Direct (Salaried)
Very similar to the School Direct programme but tailored for high quality graduates with three years or more of career experience.

School Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT)
Training takes place within a group of neighbouring schools, with a lead-school taking overall responsibility for your development.



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