Cookies and Privacy

The University uses cookies on this website to provide the best experience possible including delivering personalised content on this website, other websites and social media. By continuing to use the site you agree to this, or your can go to our cookie policy to learn more and manage your settings.

BCU trained teachers - the three Cs

BCU Trained Teacher stamp At Birmingham City University, our vision and our aim is to nurture and develop highly skilled individuals who can demonstrate the three Cs and become teachers that are committed, creative and confident.

By studying with us you will be:

Committed to:

  • Being outstanding teachers
  • Creating a vibrant learning environment in which all learners will thrive
  • Addressing the needs of all learners and their communities
  • Taking responsibility for their own professional development and learning
  • Developing excellent subject and pedagogical knowledge

Creative in:

  • Engaging, inspiring and motivating all learners
  • Informing learning and teaching through research and evidence
  • Overcoming disadvantage and barriers to learning
  • Reflecting on the impact of their professional practice

Confident to:

  • Act as leaders of learning
  • Respond flexibly and proactively to change
  • Communicate effectively with all partners in learning
  • Accept responsibility and be accountable for their professional actions and decisions.