Teacher training

Study teacher education at a university with a long tradition of training teachers that has primary education courses rated as outstanding by Ofsted and strong links with schools.

Train to Teach at Greenwich

What did you want to be when you grew up? A teacher? Work with young people? Study education? It’s not too late.

Our courses

We offer around 30 teacher education courses, including BA Hons and PGCE qualifications. At undergraduate level, you can study primary education, or a one-year lifelong learning professional certificate in education. Postgraduates can choose from a number of specialist PGCEs.

An outstanding Ofsted rating

The quality of training in Primary Education at the university is outstanding, according to Ofsted’s latest report in 2016.

Communities and societies

Our student societies offer a space for growth, as well as opportunities to make lasting friendships. You can take part in activities through your department and via the Students’ Union. Here is a taste of the societies you can join and the impact we have on the wider community.

Local children get storytelling to help the sick

Early years student Hannah Phillips has teamed up with local children to write a storybook for children who ensure lengthy spells in hospital.

Research and partnerships

Current research includes the experiences and motivations of school mentors, imposter syndrome among newly qualified teachers, models of assessment in secondary science, and mastery in primary mathematics.

National recognition for an inspiring teacher trainer

Outstanding work in mathematics education earned principal lecturer Jenny Field a Higher Education National Teaching Fellowship.

Join us as a research student

If you have a research proposal related to teacher education, we can help you apply to the university and find the appropriate supervisor.



Working with industry

Our expert staff, industry-standard facilities and research expertise can help your business grow.

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The Institute for Lifecourse Development (ILD)

Our new institute will support internationally leading research and practice in Education, Health and the Human Sciences, and will build on the strengths across the university and wider community.

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