We work with 31 secondary schools and many primary schools to deliver a fantastic programme of opportunity.
Exeter University is an outstanding ITT provider in the South West
Ivybridge Community College is your ‘home’ school (additional to your two placement schools) and is a support network for all your training needs
You have a Professional Subject Tutor (PST) and a Mentor in each placement, you have a University Visiting Tutor (UVT)
The University of Exeter is the provider for the South West Teaching School Alliance’s School Direct Programme (SWTSA), recognised by the NCTL and Ofsted as an outstanding provider of Primary and Secondary teacher education.
6th in the UK for world-leading and internationally excellent research in Education and influencer of national education policy
Ranked 3rd amongst university providers of initial teacher training in the Good Teacher Training Guide 2017
Consistently recognised by Ofsted and the National College for Teaching & Leadership as an outstanding provider of Primary and Secondary initial teacher education
Very high student satisfaction with 96 percent of our former trainees rating our provision of training as good or very good (NQT survey 2015)
Partnership arrangements with over 250 schools
Fantastic choice of PGCE programmes making Exeter one of the 10 largest PGCE providers in the UK
Home to one of the largest education libraries in the UK
Excellent graduate employment statistics, with 91 percent of PGCE trainees who achieved QTS in the 2014-15 cohort securing a teaching post within 6 months of completion