a new approach to teacher training

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What is NOTT


Welcome to the National Online Teacher Training (NOTT) programme. A new approach to teacher training blending online study and school-based placements. Full-time and part-time courses available leading to PGCE with QTS. Train to teach one of the priority subjects:

  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Computer Science
  • Geography

Our courses lead to PGCE with QTS with full-time and part-time courses available. We offer you support before and during your teacher training. Our advisors will discuss how this can work for you.

Stage 1

100% Online

Stage 1 is designed to support trainees to be as well prepared for the training year as possible. There is a full programme of resources provided by NOTT and our team of tutors and advisors will guide you through each step of the process. These include:

  • UCAS application support
  • Subject Knowledge Enhancement (SKE)
  • Recordings of Best classroom practice
  • Induction day and interview support
  • Dedicated tutoring and support

You then start your teacher training better prepared to become a great teacher.

Stage 2

Online & School Based 

The NOTT programme is designed to maximise your school-based experience to make you the best teacher you can be. Starting in September 2020 you will be based in your placement school gaining teaching experience right from the start of your ITT year. Stage 2 features:

  • More time in school
  • Teacher Training Enhancement Programme (TTEP)
  • Access your dedicated online support package
  • School-based mentor support
  • Dedicated support via NOTT tutor

You will use the online resources to enhance your teacher training and classroom practice.