Initial Teacher Training

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

Initial Teacher Training


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.

The 2015/16 PGCE Seminar Day takes place on 27 October 2015.

CPD at Parliament

Various seminars are held throughout the academic year, ranging from general introductory days to specialist themed events.

Find out more about CPD at Parliament

Teachers’ Institute

This free residential course offers trainees an opportunity to immerse themselves in the work of Parliament and explore a wide range of teaching resources. Find out more about Teachers' Institute.

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. Contact to find out more and request a visit.