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Teacher Taster Programme

Before you embark on your Initial Teacher Training application, our teacher taster sessions will give you an opportunity to find out if this really is the right career path for you. This programme is for people with a relevant degree qualification who are:

  • Considering a change of career
  • Trying to decide if secondary school teaching is for them
  • Seeking to gain experience prior to a SCITT application

Teacher Taster days are available in a range of subjects. These placements will provide participants with the opportunity to:

  • Meet with teachers from your chosen subject area
  • Observe of a range of learning sessions within your chosen subject area
  • The opportunity to talk to and ask questions of experienced staff
  • The chance to hear from students first hand about their experiences of learning
  • Observe a tutor group*
  • Follow a student through their day*
  • Complete targeted observation tasks*
  • Engage in structured discussion and reflection*

* School Experience Programme

How do we know it works?

“An involving, informative and comprehensive introduction to the college and a good chance to get to know other new staff members”

Trainee of Business

“A great introduction to what makes Landau Forte outstanding”

Trainee of Science