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Teacher Training

The Initial Teacher Training department prides itself in being an exceptional provider of training for those wishing to enter the Lifelong Learning Sector.

The Department offers flexible part time provision which provides various vocational and academic routes to working in the sector. The success rates are outstanding. Most learners succeeding on our programmes go on to have successful careers in the sector.

University of Sunderland

East Durham College working in partnership with the University of Sunderland offer the PGCE Post Compulsory Education and Training programme and the Post Compulsory Education and Training programme. Please see full course details below and please note you should hold at least a 2:2 honours degree in a relevant subject.

Mentoring & Coaching

Mentoring and coaching have contributed significantly to the learning experience. Partners in the DfES Pilot Project ‘Use of Coaching in Initial Teacher Training’ resulted in national and international accolade and praise as best practice.

For general full time or part time course enquires, please call Student Services on 0191 518 8222.

To see full details on each of our teacher training courses, run at the Peterlee Campus in County Durham, please click on any of the courses listed below.

Available full and part time course(s) listed below:

These are the remaining courses available for applications that run in this academic year 2017/18. Please check the start dates within the specific course page itself. The courses for the next academic year, 2018/19 are listed in the next section below.

Available full and part time course(s) listed below:

The full time courses listed below are for the academic year 2018/19, starting September 2018. For part-time courses please see the start date within the course page itself.

Employment Stats & Facts In This Sector

Infographic detailing key employment stats in teaching, these details can be found in the career coach section of our website