Wednesday, 17 October 2018


Considering Teaching Fair

Geoffrey Manton

Wed 17 Oct 2018, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

The Faculty of Education will be present at the Considering Teaching Fair. If you have any questions about the PGCE courses available here at Manchester Met, come and have a chat.

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Geoffrey Manton, Manchester (Transport from the MMU Cheshire Campus is available. For more information email;

This event is open to all MMU students and graduates who are considering applying for teaching now or in the future. This is your chance to get information and advice from representatives of university-based PGCEs, Schools Direct & SCITTs, Teach First, FE/college teaching, TEFL, and find out more about volunteering and paid experience opportunities.

Learn about the different routes into teaching and have your questions answered by a panel of experts at the optional "Routes into Teaching" talk delivered by a Dept for Education teaching adviser, followed by a Q&A panel.

Get tips on writing your personal statement and completing your UCAS application form.

Schedule for the afternoon:

1 pm - 3 pm: Stands in the Geoffrey Manton atrium - come along for an informal chat

Organisations confirmed so far:

MMU PGCEs - primary and secondary
School direct partnerships, including Teach Manchester, Bury Teaching Schools Alliance, Manchester Teaching Schools Alliance, St James's Teaching Partnership, Cheshire East SCITT, Teach First
FE Advice Line and Bolton University for those interested in college teaching
If you're interested in Teaching English as a Foreign Language, Manchester Central School of English
Find out about opportunities to gain further experience working with young people: Reach Out, The Tutor Trust, The Prince's Trust: Mosaic, NCS The Challenge
Department for Education representatives will be giving advice on teaching as a career as well as practical advice on the application process
Optional talks in LT6 (arrive early, in case they fill up)

1.30 pm - 2.15 pm: "Routes into Teaching" by Dept for Education and Q&A panel

3.00 pm - 4.00 pm: "Completing your UCAS form for teacher training, including personal statements" by MMU Careers Service

(Please note the above organisations may be subject to change)

For more information and to book online