Department of Education

Come and meet us

We’ve been training teachers at the University of Sussex for over 40 years, and are proud of the great reputation we’ve earned for the quality of both our Initial Teacher Education (ITE) provision and our graduates.*

Our collective mission is to recognise, support and develop a generation of reflective practitioners who are ready, willing and able to improve the life chances of every young person they teach.

We offer the three main routes into teaching for graduates:  The Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), the School Direct (Training) Programme and the School Direct (Salaried) Programme.  You can choose to take a Primary or a Secondary route, with a wide range of subject specialisms available.

Depending on your subject and qualifications, you could be eligible to receive a tax free bursary or a salary while you train. See our latest bursary and funding information.

For more information about Initial Teacher Education courses at Sussex, visit the ITE homepage.

Come and meet us, find out more about the courses we offer and ask questions at any of the following upcoming events ...

DateEventVenueTimeBook a place
Wednesday 23 Jan, 2019

New Year, New Teaching Career? 

Jubilee Building Foyer, University of Sussex 6-8pm Book your place
Saturday 2 Feb, 2019

West Sussex Local Authority Recruitment

Fontwell Racecourse 12-2pm
Saturday 9 Feb, 2019

West Sussex Local Authority Recruitment

Ifield Community College, Crawley 12-2pm
Thursday 28 Feb, 2019

Train to Teach event

Arora International Hotel, Crawley  4.30-8pm Register
Saturday 9 March, 2019

Masters Open Day

University of Sussex 1-4.30pm Book your place
Saturday 16 March, 2019

Train to Teach (CSET and East Sussex Network Event)

St Richard's School

9am-12pm
Saturday 27 April, 2019

Train to Teach event

The Tennis Centre, 
St Mary’s University, Waldegrave Road, Twickenham, TW1 4SX

11am-3pm Register
Wednesday 22 May, 2019

Thinking of Teaching?

Foyer, Jubilee Building, University of Sussex

6-8pm

If you have never visited the University of Sussex, you might find it helpful to check out Travelling to the University for details about parking and public transport.

Download the ITE Leaflet.

*The University of Sussex Initial Teacher Education (ITE) Partnership’s most recent quality outcomes relating to the School Direct and PGCE cohort completing their course included 100 per cent securing QTS at the first attempt, 96 per cent completing their teacher education with either a Merit or a Distinction, 97 per cent securing their first teaching post on completion of their course and 99 per cent of trainees rating the quality of their initial teacher training as 'good' or 'very good'.  In March 2014 OfSTED  highly rated the Sussex Secondary provision as ‘Good’ and Primary as ‘Outstanding’.

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