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Teacher Training

Would you like to retrain as a teacher? With East Durham College's range of part-time Teacher Training courses, taught at our Peterlee campus, you can!

Choose your Course

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 time and/or part time course(s) are listed below:

The full time and/or part time course(s) listed below are available to apply for to be studied during the academic year 2022/2023. Please note some courses are now full for September 2021 starts.

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