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Premier Pathways

Updated: October, 2019

About Premier Pathways

Premier Pathways is a two-year teacher training programme for graduates seeking a salaried and steady route into education. We know that a full two years in a school acquiring practical classroom experience will enable you to grow into a confident, capable and outstanding practitioner. Accredited by the University of Buckingham, you will obtain a PGCE (plus 60 Masters credits) and QTS, with no tuition fees.

Extending teacher training over two years enables you to develop the skills of an education professional in a supportive environment, at a pace that suits you. In year one, you’ll begin your in-school experience in a teaching support role and progress towards greater teaching responsibilities through a range of termly activities. By term three, you will plan and teach an up to 50% teaching timetable to hit the ground running in your second year.

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Year two will see you complete a PGCE and QTS with the University of Buckingham. As well as planning and teaching an 80% timetable by Spring term, you will also evidence the Teacher Standards, conduct termly tasks and complete three written assignments. Year two enables you to experience maximum time in a classroom setting, whilst also ensuring your pedagogic understanding of teaching is exceptional.

The average undergraduate in the UK will graduate with over £50,000 worth of debt. Premier Pathways enables aspiring teachers to train whilst earning a salary, with no tuition fees. If you are a passionate individual who is committed to educating our future generations, apply for Premier Pathways today.

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Entry requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree minimum 2:2
  • GCSE English and Maths minimum grade C (and Science for Primary)
  • Minimum three A-Levels

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Work sectors

teaching and education


East of England, London, West Midlands

London and Fringe, West Midlands, East Anglia

Contact details

0208 221 9097
4 Cam Road
E15 2SN

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