Teacher Training Interviews

teacher training interviews What should you expect?

Here’s some additional information you might need for specific courses:

PGCE Primary and Early Years with QTS (all versions)

The interview will comprise of questions about your understanding of the role of a teacher and your expectations of the course. Please ensure that you read through the PowerPoint presentation that is sent to you when you expressed interest in this course.

During the interview, you will be asked to speak for a few minutes about one of a range of discussion titles that will be sent to you prior to your interview. You will be able to choose the area you would like to discuss from the range supplied. The interviewer will expect you to have prepared your discussion based on your understanding of the area at this early point in your career.

At the end of the interview you will be emailed a writing task based on a lesson that we will also send you. You will then have 35 minutes to complete this task and email it back to the interviewer, so please be sure to have 35 minutes of time at the end of the interview to complete this task, as it is part of the interview process.

BA (Hons) Primary Education with QTS

For an interview for this course you’ll be asked to discuss a current issue in education. This will be an issue of your choosing that you will be able to prepare for in advance. This allows us to see your current knowledge and shows you are aware of the wider issues in education.