Get into Teaching

The Get into Teaching website will support you with all aspects of becoming a teacher. This includes eligibility, exploring your options, how to apply, life as a teacher and gaining school experience.

Please click the image below for a Get into Teaching overview.

Postgraduate bursaries and scholarships

Postgraduate teaching bursaries and scholarships are only available for the subjects listed below.

You cannot receive both a teaching bursary and a scholarship.

 Subject  Bursary    Scholarship
 Biology  £10,000  
 Chemistry  £24,000  £26,000
 Computing  £24,000  £26,000
 Design and technology  £15,000  
 Geography  £15,000  
(including ancient languages)
 Maths   £24,000  £26,000
 Physics   £24,000   £26,000

To be eligible for a bursary, you’ll need at least one of the following:

  • a bachelor’s degree class 2:2 (honours) or higher
  • a master’s degree
  • a PhD


Teach North West 

Please click the image below for a Teach North West overview.

This is a partnership for all school-led training providers to work collaboratively to ensure a quality provision for all those training within our schools. The website offers provider information for a range of school-led providers across the north west region.

For further information, please visit Teach North West.


Skills Test Support 

Click the image below for a Skills Test Support overview.

This Manchester Metropolitan University website will give you the information and support needed to pass your Professional Skills Test. You need to have passed a literacy and numeracy skills test before starting your training course. The University offers support sessions that you can book on to, prior to taking your test. 

An overview of the literacy test can be found here and for the numeracy here. This includes how to book your test and practice papers. 

Further information and support from the DfE can be found here.

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