Training for PGCE students

The Education Outreach team offers excellent training opportunities for all trainee teachers following PGCE, BEd, ITT, Scottish PGDE and equivalent qualifications.

Training for PGCE students


Our free service complements a wide range of subject courses across the UK, enhancing and enriching trainees’ experiences. 

The team offers courses for:

  • All primary trainees who are required to teach Active Citizenship across the curriculum
  • Secondary trainees of Citizenship, PSHE and Law courses
  • Secondary trainees of other cross curricular subjects including Humanities, English and any area where knowledge of Parliament and lawmaking links to your teaching.

Annual PGCE seminar day

Held at the Houses of Parliament in October this dedicated PGCE event is an ideal opportunity for trainees to expand their political knowledge in the heart of Parliament.

Teacher training seminars

Various events held throughout the academic year, ranging from general introductory days to specialist themed events and twilight sessions. Read more

Teachers’ Institute week

This free residential course in July offers trainees an opportunity to immerse themselves in the work of Parliament and explore a wide range of teaching resources. Read more

Trainee teaching days in your area

The Education Outreach team are happy to arrange training dates to be held in your institutions for groups of trainees across subject fields. Training is tailored to your needs and we will travel anywhere across the UK to deliver sessions.

Further information

All of our courses are free and available for Primary and Secondary trainees with resources designed to support teaching from KS2–KS5 students.

Please contact the Education Outreach team for more information.