Ousted Outstanding Provider

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

Our school-based teacher training delivers QTS and PGCE courses including flexible routes in all subjects. Based in Gloucestershire’s secondary schools, our courses offer practical classroom experience and give trainees the opportunity to develop their teaching skills and subject knowledge, supported by the county’s best practicing teachers.


PGC in Primary teacher training

PGC in Primary Practice

Our new PGC in Primary Practice is a one year 100% school-based teacher training programme, delivered in partnership with Odyssey Teaching School Hub. You will be fully immersed in school life and supported, both academically and pastorally, to be the best teacher you can be. From day one of your programme, you will be in school, working with pupils and making a difference to children’s lives. You will undertake at least two placements in contrasting schools, giving you broad and invaluable first-hand school experience. We welcome applications from trainees from all walks of life. You will need an undergraduate degree…
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GITEP trainee teacher delivering a lesson

GITEP Assessment Only Route to QTS

If you have a degree and significant classroom experience, you may be eligible to gain QTS within twelve weeks through GITEP’s Assessment Only route to qualified teacher status. You will need to be employed in a school in a teaching role and have at least two years of teaching experience including responsibility for planning, marking, assessing and reporting on pupils’ work. For more information on the course entry requirements, the fees and the application process, click here.
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Maths Teacher Training Places

Do you have a passion for maths and a relevant degree? Are you interested in becoming a secondary school teacher? Substantial scholarships and bursaries are available for secondary teacher training in maths. Find out more about our school based teacher training and the financial help available on our subject page for maths.
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