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Recruitment update

Applications for the 2022/23 academic year are now open on DfE Apply
Please contact teach@gitep.org.uk with any questions and queries.

Gloucestershire Initial Teacher Education Partnership

Gloucestershire Initial Teacher Education Partnership (GITEP) SCITT is a highly successful school-centred initial teacher training provider, recognised as outstanding by Ofsted.

Our training is dominantly school based but we also believe strongly that our trainees should have the time to develop subject expertise and an understanding of theoretical aspects of education. Professional studies weeks throughout the year, with lectures and workshops led by expert speakers, support the training in schools.

GITEP works in partnership with the University of Bristol to offer the academic PGCE. Although all our centre-based training takes place in Cheltenham or Gloucester our trainees have full access to the University of Bristol library and are registered students of the University.

GITEP and the University both focus solely on secondary teacher training and share a commitment to developing outstanding subject expertise. Trainees from our partnership schools meet as subject groups every Thursday with subject leaders who are also serving teachers.

We are a relatively large SCITT, with around 80 trainees and 30 partner schools – “the richest possible mix of different settings” according to Ofsted. This enables us to offer a full range of training opportunities. We pride ourselves in knowing all our trainees individually and providing outstanding support. Our trainees “really enjoy teaching” (Ofsted) and the majority go on to work in partnership schools.

GITEP EVENTS

Teacher Taster Day at Pate’s Grammar School

14th December 2021, 9am – 1.30pm Pate’s Grammar School is designated as one of 23 National Computing Hubs and manages the Odyssey Teaching School Hub, working in conjunction with GITEP…

Train to Teach Online Event – Oxford

11th January 2022, 5pm – 7pm We’re pleased to be taking part in the Train to Teach online event, Oxford, a virtual event to provide you with a wealth of…

Train to Teach, Bristol

Mercure Bristol Grand Hotel on Wednesday 12 January 2022 between 4.30 – 7.30pm. If you are in the Bristol area and thinking about kick-starting an exciting new career in teaching,…

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