Open evenings and events

If you're interested in training to teach, we recommend attending an event run by the University or our partners. These are an opportunity to chat to those running the course and find out more about what is involved.

Routes into Teaching events

If you’d like to find out more about the University of Leicester PGCE course and the different ways you can study, attending one of our Routes into Teaching events is a great way to explore your options.

To book a place at one of our Routes into Teaching events, please complete the brief online registration form found here: https://leicester.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/routes-into-teaching-2017-18

Routes into Teaching dates 2017/18

DateTimeVenue
Saturday 30 September 11.00am - 1.00pm Museum Studies Building, 19 University Road, LE1 7RF
Wednesday 25 October 4.00 - 5.30pm Brookfield House, Holmfield Road, LE2 1RQ
Wednesday 15 November 4.00 - 5.30pm Brookfield House, Holmfield Road, LE2 1RQ
Thursday 7 December 4.00 - 5.30pm Brookfield House, Holmfield Road, LE2 1RQ
Saturday 20 January 11.00am - 1.00pm TBC
Thursday 15 February 4.00 - 5.30pm TBC
Thursday 15 March 4.00 - 5.30pm TBC
Tuesday 24 April 4.00 - 5.30pm TBC
Wednesday 23 May 4.00 - 5.30pm TBC

Why attend a Routes into Teaching event?

  • Get one-to-one advice from University of Leicester tutors
  • Meet our School Direct and SCITT partners
  • Find out more about the range of PGCE courses available in primary and secondary
  • Receive one-to-one advice on which course might be best for you
  • Discover how you can get classroom experience
  • Get tips on preparing your application and insights into what we look for on selection days
  • Talk to current and former students about their experience of training and what life as a new teacher is really like

Routes into Teaching events run from 4.00-5.30pm, with refreshments on arrival and a presentation at 4.15pm that gives a general introduction to the Leicester PGCE, the different study routes and helpful tips on applying.

Find out more

If you have a question about these events, or you are having trouble booking a place, please contact pgcepartnership@le.ac.uk.

Events organised by our school partners

Teach Leics
The University of Leicester School of Education is part of the Teach Leics initiative, and are present at their recruitment events. Go to the Teach Leics website to find out more about the organisations involved, and upcoming events (which are also listed below). Their Twitter account will also keep you up to date on any upcoming Get into Teaching events being run: @TeachLeicester.

Date and TimeEvent TypeHostPrimary or Secondary?LocationHow to book
Wednesday 25 October: 8.45am-1.15pm School Taster Experience NCLP Secondary Limehurst Academy, Loughborough Debbie Shatford
Thursday 26 October: 16.30pm-19.00pm Launch Event Inspiring Leaders Teacher Training Primary Fossebrook Primary School, LE3 3FF Visit here
Saturday 28 October Information Event TeachLeics Both Wigston Academy TeachLeics website
Monday 6 November: 6.00-7.30pm Information Evening Achieve with TELA Both Thomas Estley Community College Jo Robotham
Wednesday 8 November: 4.00-6.00pm Information Event NCLP Secondary Limehurst Academy, Loughborough Debbie Shatford
Tuesday 21 November: 6.00-7.30pm Open Evening Church Langton Primary Church Langton Primary School, Market Harborough Tracy Bastock
Wednesday 29 November: 8.45am-1.15pm School Taster Experience NCLP Secondary Limehurst Academy, Loughborough Debbie Shatford
Tuesday 16 January: 6.00-7.30pm Information Evening Achieve with TELA Both Countesthorpe Leysland Community College Jo Robotham

Please note the contact details in the above table are for events hosted by our school partners only and not the Routes into Teaching events.

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