North and Mid Wales Centre of Teacher Education Aberystwyth and Bangor Universities together provide Initial Teacher Education and Training in an exciting partnership forming the North and Mid Wales Centre of Teacher Education, one of three national Centres in Wales training primary and secondary teachers. The North and Mid Wales Centre is a collaboration between two traditional institutions, both with excellent and long-standing records in providing training for prospective teachers but also very much in touch with current trends in education. The Centre works with and develops partnerships with primary and secondary schools across the regions, and provides the best possible start for trainee teachers. It offers first rate higher education in two of Britain’s most beautiful locations. The atmosphere at the Centre, whether based in Aberystwyth or Bangor, is welcoming and friendly and trainee teachers will receive a high standard of training and support.
Why do your PGCE Course at Aber?
At Aberystwyth, we can offer you:
An environment which postgraduate students find attractive, congenial and friendly.
A School of Education and Lifelong Learning which prides itself on taking a personal interest in both the welfare and the professional development of its students.
A University which has a long tradition of courses of training for prospective teachers but is also very much in touch with recent and current trends in education.
Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and teaching in the UK and abroad
QTS gained at institutions in Wales is fully equivalent to that for England. All trainees gaining QTS in Aberystwyth will be qualified to teach all over the UK as well as in many other countries. Students gaining QTS in Wales are able to undertake their induction year in England and other parts of the UK.
Subjects At Aberystwyth:
• English • Drama • Geography • History • Information Communication Technology • Modern Foreign Languages • Science (Biology, Chemistry, Physics) • Welsh
Bangor University also offer PGCE Secondary subjects in Art & Design, Mathematics, Music, Outdoor Activities, Physical Education, Religious Education, Science (Biology, Chemistry, Physics) & Welsh.