Becoming a teacher

Read the basic requirements section

Before you decide to apply, make sure you have all the basic requirements - you know what your overseas qualifications mean, you have the right qualifications to apply, and you have experience in a UK school.  If you aren't sure, click the link above and read through the basic requirements section.

Research the different training routes

There are several different training routes available, depending on your previous qualifications.  Read through this section to know more about what you can apply for, and how the courses differ.

Applying for a course - applications and interviews

Once you have decided on what you want to apply for and when, make sure you fill in application forms well and prepare for interviews thoroughly.

Department for Education advice line

Department for Education offer advice and services to refugee teachers. call their advice line on 0800 389 2500.