Department of Initial Teacher Education

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The department offers programmes in primary and secondary education at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.  It has developed partnerships for the delivery of School Direct training, which operates a range of models with our teaching alliance partners.

Our lifelong learning programme is one of the largest for teacher education in the sector and is one of only nine designated Centres of Excellence for Teacher Training in the lifelong learning sector in the UK.    It runs a full-time pre-service and a part-time in-service CertEd/PGCE/PgDipE in Lifelong Learning through the Education and Training Consortium, which was established in 2001.  The Consortium has over 20 regional partners and provides Initial Teacher Training and continuing professional development.

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further education Social Sciences
education Social Sciences
teacher Social Sciences
Teaching Social Sciences
trainee Social Sciences
learning Social Sciences
teacher training Social Sciences
compulsory education Social Sciences

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Research Output 1990 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)

Adult literacy practitioners and employability skills: Resisting neo-liberalism?

Allatt, G. & Tett, L., 2019, In : Journal of Education Policy. 34, 4, p. 577-594 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

value system

College-based higher education

Lavender, K., 12 Jan 2019, (Accepted/In press) PCET: Learning and teaching in the post compulsory sector. Tummons, J. (ed.). SAGE Publications, (Learning Matters).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
education system

Activities 1989 2018

  • 47 Oral presentation
  • 4 Publication Peer-review
  • 3 Membership of a Society or Institute
  • 3 Invited talk

Seeing Beyond Belief: The Feminist Museum Hack as a Practice of Hope

Sarah Williamson (Speaker), Darlene Clover (Speaker)
17 Jul 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Social Science Research (Journal)

Ronald Thompson (Reviewer)
2018 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication Peer-review

'Deeper, Quicker': Critical consciousness in the art gallery

Sarah Williamson (Speaker), Darlene Clover (Speaker)
29 May 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation