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Which subjects and age groups would you like to teach?

A geography teacher working with pupils
You can train to teach any one of a wide variety of subjects. However, some subjects are particular priorities and so additional financial support is available. If you're eligible, you may be able to receive tax-free funding of up to £25,000 to support your training.

If you're interested in teaching one of the subjects below, but studied for a different degree, you can boost your subject knowledge before you begin training by completing a subject knowledge enhancement (SKE) course

Subjects

Find out more about the benefits of teaching:

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Age groups

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As an applicant to teach a shortage subject, our enhanced support programme, Premier Plus, is available to you. Register with us today to receive one-to-one advice and exclusive benefits.

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