Teachers' Institute

Find out what previous delegates thought of Teachers' Institute and see a snapshot of the week in the film below.

Teachers' Institute

Immerse yourself in the politics of Parliament with this unique professional development opportunity. Teachers of Government & Politics, Citizenship and related subjects, and other education professionals, can apply to experience an intensive, informative and unforgettable course based at the Houses of Parliament. The programme covers travel costs (for UK delegates), residential accommodation and most meals. All resources, workshops and events are free of charge.

Teachers' Institute 3-day programme  New for 2015!     

This 3-day residential course offers teachers and trainees an opportunity to immerse themselves in the work of Parliament and explore a wide range of resources.

The programme

The Teachers' Institute offers:

  • A tour of the Palace of Westminster
  • The chance to watch debates in the chambers
  • Q&A with Members from both Houses
  • Informative sessions to improve delegates' knowledge of Parliament and democracy
  • Activities that will help to develop classroom resources
  • Networking opportunities

Dates & booking

The 3-day programme will run 26-28 January 2015. The deadline for applications is 5pm, 12 December 2014.

To request an application form, email teachertraining@parliament.uk  

The next week long Teachers' Institute will take place 29 June-3 July 2015. Applications will open 09.00 5 January and close 17.00 31 March.

A 2014 delegate said...

"This entire programme is so immersive and I was fully engaged without feeling overwhelmed - best professional development I've ever been on. Thank you Teachers' Institute!"